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Humanities Lecture 2.10

Humanities Lecture 2.10 - Humanities Lecture 3.10 Odysseus...

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Humanities Lecture: 3.10 Odysseus, Hero of Deceit I. 225-228 A. Spear Fight 1. Relies on warriors speed, strength, and courage 2. Opponents meet an open field of battle a) Retreat is always a possibility 3. Spear fighter might possess confidence in his personal strength and abilities B. Ambush 1. Requires cunning and deceit  2. Ambusher must make landscape appear safe even though its not a) Requires advanced planning and calculation of what person will do b) Ambushee has no route of escape c) Ambusher must overcome stress of cancealing themselves and  waiting for opportune moment d) Allows weaker person to defeat stronger e) Odysseys = master of ambush C. Epithets of Odysseus 1. Cunning a) Many minded, much-continuing, much-thinking, intricate-minded 2. Endurance a) Much enduring, with enduring minded, enduring 3. Epithets associated with strength, speed, not used for Odysseus II. The Character of Odysseus A. Autolycus: Od. 19.460-64
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