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Humanities 2220 HOMER A. “The first and greatest European poet.” B. An oral poet C. Lived around 850 B.C. D. An entertainer E. Created two epic poems: The Iliad and The Odyssey F. Characters in The Iliad Greeks Trojans Gods Achilles Priam Zeus – Father of the Gods, Sky God Agamemnon Hector Hera – Wife of Zeus, Goddess of the Hearth Menelaus Paris Aphrodite – Goddess of Love and Beauty Helen Andromache Athena – Goddess of Wisdom and War Odysseus Breseis (Achilles) Apollo – God of Prophecy and Music
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Unformatted text preview: Patroclus Chryseis (Agamemnon) Poseidon Brother of Zeus, God on the Sea A j a x A r e s G o d o f W a r Thetis Mother of Achilles H e p h a e s t u s G o d o f F i r e , A r t s , a n d C r a f t s G. Theme of The Iliad The wrath of Achilles H. Secondary themes of The Iliad 1. Fate 2. Pride 3. Actions produces consequences 4. Leadership 5. Hardships helps mature 6. Leave another mans wife alone...
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