Even though they were written in the same period of time, the Iliad (written c.
700 BC) and Genesis (compiled between 900 and 400 BC) exhibit many differences in their concepts of obedience.
Along with Helen, she is the only other mortal woman to have any substantial speaking lines in the entire epic. During the first 125 lines of Book 18 in the Iliad, the character of Achilleus undergoes a metamorphosis as he responds to the death of his beloved friend, Patroklos.
Tragically, Achilleus finally finds his role in the Trojan War just as he...
The Iliad by Homer is an epic poem focused on the wrath of the character Achilles.
This wrath guided Achilles to be a great warrior for the Greeks during the Trojan War, but this wrath also extended into his relationships with his fellow Greeks...
Above all, a man needed to be a skilled warrior, but this was not the only requirement.
To be a hero, a warrior had to respect authority, both...
Since the advent of bartering, materialism has been a prime concern for human beings.
Inherent in our human nature is the desire to improve ourselves.