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Hero’s journey Separation, struggle, return -- Metal ages, golden age, silver age, bronze age, iron age Somewhere in there is an age of heroes Some principalities named after local heroes. Hero Cults are worshiped in a chthonic sense The place where the hero died is powerful, but very limited as far as geography. -- Ajax had a cult in solomos Eurystheus Roman emperors painted themselves as heroes to Greeks, fit into a pre-existing framework.
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Unformatted text preview: --Heroes have a special connection with the gods--Venus’ affect aeneis’ life-Venus talks to Jupiter asking about aeneis, venus helps aeneis get to dido-Stops aneis from killing Helen-No venus in book three-Deal with Juno for aeneis & dido to marry-Venus & Neptune deal for fair weather-...
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