Greek Heroes: The Human versus the Humane
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the development of character through the actions of Homer’s heroes to show that they may have been human, but they were hardly humane. Discusses the Homeric epic hero.
ODYSSEUS & ACHILLES.
Analyzes Greek heroes' meeting in Book IX of Homer's [Iliad], contrasting ideas of heroism in war.
3 ANCIENT EPICS.
Compares Virgil's "The Aedeid" with Homer's the "Iliad" & the "Odyssey." Differences based on oral tradition & literate audience.