Honor in "The Iliad" and "The Aeneid" Essay by The Research Group

Honor in "The Iliad" and "The Aeneid"
The paper explores the concept of honor in Homer's "The Iliad" and Virgil's "The Aeneid."
# 73844 | 2,025 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Literature (General)


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The paper discusses the concept of honor in Homer's "The Iliad" and Virgil's "The Aeneid."

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""The Iliad" and "The Aeneid" are undoubtedly two of the greatest epics ever written. They form part of the foundation from which the entire western classical tradition was erected and are considered to be among the world's canonical masterpieces. Both epics are focused on the exploits of a man who is half-god and half-mortal, in "The Iliad" the Greek hero Achilles is the focal point of the narrative; in "The Aeneid" the Roman hero Aeneas is the principal actor."

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