The Odyssey and The Epic of Gilgamesh (Similarities and Differences) Both The Odyssey and the Epic of Gilgamesh are two incredible stories written long ago everyone knows this but what a lot of people don’t is that these two epics share many of the same concepts. Such as the nostro (the Greek term for homecoming), [...]
Essays and TermPapers in category "Homer"
The Commencing of the Trojan War Approximately thirty centuries ago, on a distant land known as Troy, a colossal war raged between Grecians and Trojans on behalf of three discrete reasons. As a result of this war, many lives were lost but the relentless Grecians eventually triumphed after ten tumultuous years. This grave war was [...]
Life and death in Homer‘s Literature In today’s society life and death coexist together; a life is brought into this world at the same time that one departs. Our views about life and death change according to our religion, which in term connects, to past generations. It is logical to assume that our current believes [...]
Trojan Compassion Both Homer’s The Iliad, and Virgil’s The Aeneid, recount the many grave occurrences, and key hero’s and gods and goddesses of the tumultuous Trojan War. The Trojans and Greeks are for the most part evenly matched; however, the Greeks triumph after ten years of restless war comes about because of many factors. The [...]
Comparing the Aeneid and Dracula The Aeneid by Virgil and Bram Stoker’s Dracula are both works centering around love and tragedy. In both of these misfortunes, love is intertwined with suffering. Why are love and suffering connected as such? In The Aeneid, Aeneas suffered a great deal and then was fated to lead his people [...]
Antigone Vs. Creon “Morality is always the product of terror; its chains and strait-waistcoats are fashioned by those who dare not trust others, because they dare not trust themselves, to walk in liberty,” writes author Aldous Huxley. In “Antigone” the root of Creon’s immoral behavior is not an inability to distinguish between what is wrong [...]