The "Odyssey" and Greek Society
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The paper shows how Odysseus, the main protagonist in Homer's "Odyssey", symbolizes the true Greek hero and elite citizen. The paper specifically demonstrates how the many and varied behavioral codes portrayed in the "Odyssey" primarily reflect the values established in Greek society during and after the "Dark Age" and before the rise of political systems based on Greek citizenship.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Connolly, Peter. The Ancient Greece of Odysseus. UK: Oxford University Press, 2003.
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