Epic Hero Essays
intellectual strength. Also, he is the opposite of Achilles. Where Achilles is strength and might, like a bear, Odysseus is intellect and cunning, like a fox.
The Romans’ great epic hero was Aeneas, who fought for the Trojans in the Trojan War. Like Odysseus, he was intelligent. Also, like Achilles, he was a great war hero. Aeneas did have god blood in him, as he was the son of Venus, who in the Greek culture is Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. During the fall of Troy, Aeneas was fleeing the