Essay on Heroism: Hero and Ar Te
forefront of the Trojans, winning my father's great glory and mine own." Hector was a great man, he was a hero, and thus went off and fulfilled his duty to the state, which is another aspect of heroism. A hero as seen by Homer has courage, strength, bravery, and honor.
Continuing with the Greek tradition of the importance of the state, Pericles remarks on the ideals of strength and greatness within the state. However the differences between the Athenians, who value freedom and independence, and the