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Protesilaos' True History The Wrath of Achilles
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Biographies of Heroes Philoktetes (89) Agamemnon (93) Menelaus (93) Idomeneus (95) Locrian Ajax (95) Palamedes and Odysseus (99) Telamonian Ajax (115) The Trojans: Hektor, Paris, Euphorbus (123)
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Homeric Interlude Homer was quite biased but apparently nearly correct on every topic—how?! (129) The truth about Homer Homer the historian Homer the magician Homer the crucial symbol of pan-Hellenism Is this what this dialogue is about? Pan- Hellenism? History? Magic?
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Achilles His true biography (135) - His (Greek) Aeneas-like birth - His education, his interests (139) - His personality (141) - His (human) excellence (145) - His relationship with Patroklos (147) - The true story of his death (and Polyxena's) What about his life makes Achilles so special? - Why does the Vinedresser place Achilles at the center of his story of the Trojan war?
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Achilles' Afterlife The annual ritual of purification on Lemnos
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course CLASSICS 101 taught by Professor Benjaminmcclosky during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

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5-13-11 - Protesilaos' True History The Wrath of Achilles...

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