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Unformatted text preview: Brian Cohen 10/6/2007 Greek Mythology Jason vs. Odysseus In the Greek Classics we take notice of two heroes, Jason and Odysseus, who are both comparable based on the stories they take part in. Jason was the captain of the Argo and the Argonauts, and Odysseus, a hero of the Trojan Wars. Odysseus, for starters, was a hero who was seen as a figure sent by the gods. He was a great hero of the Trojan Wars and an adventurer who scoured cities and pillaged towns. The problem was that he had a faulty crew among the Lliad which ultimately led him to not having a great relationship with the gods. An example of how he messed with the wrong characters appears in one case where he blinded the son of Poseidon, the Cyclops while on his adventure after the Trojan wars. The reason he jammed a spear into the eye of the Cyclops is because his crew was starving and, while ignoring his orders, went and tried to steal all of the Cyclops sheep from his cave. (Lliad 150-155) This led to a few of his and tried to steal all of the Cyclops sheep from his cave....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course NATS 101 taught by Professor Allister during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
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