Greek Values and 'The Odyssey' Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Greek Values and 'The Odyssey'
This paper looks at values within ancient Greek culture through a study of Homer's 'The Odyssey'.
# 123018 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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This paper provides an analysis of how the relationship between the gods and mortals in Homer's 'The Odyssey' reveals the values most admired by Ancient Greek culture. The analysis focuses on the relationship between Odysseus and Athena in the epic poem.

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"Homer's Greek epic poem 'The Odyssey' details the experiences of the Greek hero Odysseus as he journeys back home to Ithaca after the fall of Troy detailed in Homer's other great epic poem 'The Iliad'. From Zeus and his daughter Athena to Odysseus' enemy Poseidon there are a number of Olympian Gods and Goddesses in 'The Odyssey'. Odysseus who is cunning and intellectual make him a near equal to Zeus, has a particularly close relationship with the Goddess Athena. Unlike Hermes and Ares who favor Troy, Athena ..."

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