Homer - Patroclus Chryseis(Agamemnon Poseidon – Brother...

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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 man’s wife alone...
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