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    Nothing is better than to read a story of great battles between two opposing forces, especially if there are from ancient Greece. Great Aeneas was such a selfless and geat warrior compared to Hector of the Trojans who fought to be a loyal defender of his city. This will show how Aeneas is shown to be similar but better then Hector in the way that Virgil made him a mirror image of Hector from the Iliad. Aeneas is a democratic and selfless leader to his people. He demonstrates this when he finally lands in Italy. He is very disciplined in his self-control as a leader. He is not downhearted, but even though he knows times are hard, he is able to put a strong face and push their hopes: “Friends and companions have we not known hard hours before this? My men who have endured still greater dangers, god will grant us an end to these as well....Now call back your courage and have done with fear and sorrow some day perhaps remembering even this will be a pleasure"( Aeneid, 1. 284-286). He tries to make them feel better that even though they have gone through many difficult, they can deal with whatever is thrown at them. Then after Polydorus (the son of Priam) talks to him and tells him not to stay on those grounds but find a different place, he has a selfless reaction. Aeneas gives him a funeral.(Aeneid, 3. 82-84).Aeneas gives him the proper burial and a proper funeral to him because he knows it is right for the tradition of his homeland.he is not able to just leave the…

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    The famous legend of the Trojan Horse is timeless, with almost everyone knowing at least the premise of it; a war fought between the Greeks and the Trojans was ended by a false gift of a giant horse statue on wheels, resulting in a victory for the Greeks. Fast forward to 1999 when cyclist Lance Armstrong began his career, not only in cycling but also in drugs. The illegal drugs, PEDs, were used to give Armstrong an edge in his cycling career, despite getting caught in 2012. Some may wonder where…

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    Diomedes: Shriyuu Clan

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    Diomedes was born into the Shriyuu clan, one of the great clans of Kasai; which governs the Murasaki province (which occupies the north-eastern section of the country). The Murasaki province is known to create great warriors, as well as their great strategies of war and government. This is shown as Lord Akio Shiryuu (the lord of Murasaki, and head of Shriyuu clan) is the general of Kasi. Diomedes was born in to the clan with many responsibilities as he was the first born; he was born with brown…

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    Diomedes Research Paper

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    Diomedes was born into the Shiryuu clan, which governs the Murasaki province; and occupies the north-eastern section of the country. The Capitial of Muraski is Osaikuro where Diomedes and his brother were born. Diomedes was next in line for the throne after his father Lord Akio Shiryuu. Diomedes was born in the middle of winter when the night is long and days are short; he was born with black hair, dark brown eyes, and brown skin. He was the son of the Lord Akio Shiryuu the head of the family,…

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    The Iliad by Homer, Diomedes, a Greek soldier in the Argive forces, demonstrates acts of Greek excellence throughout the fight between the Greeks and the Trojans. As the Greeks fight, a great void of leadership and virtue appears because of the lack of these qualities from Agamemnon, the current leader of the Greeks. Because of Agamemnon's lack of leadership, it causes problems when making decisions and struggles with the Trojan army, making it possible for Diomedes to fill the gap because of…

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    downfall and defeat. In The Iliad, Diomedes provides a perfect example of Hubris.…

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    are influenced by the power dynamic between men, gods, and Zeus. Under Athena’s power, Diomedes is the star warrior in this passage. She is the one who “set[s] the man ablaze, his shield and helmet flaming with tireless fire like the star that flames the harvest” (5.4-5). Athena not only makes him much greater than the warrior he already is, she also removes the mist that prevents humans…

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    The Iliad Sparknotes

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    down to the battlefield, dressed as a Trojan soldier, to convince the archer Pandarus to fire an arrow at Menelaus. Pandarus hits Menelaus in the nether regions, rekindling the war to the dishonor of the Trojans. The great Greek warriors Odysseus and Ajax kill many Trojans. Athena fights on the side of the Greeks, while Apollo sides with the Trojans. Pandaraus wounds the strong soldier Diomedes, with an arrow. Athena then awards Diomedes with superhuman strength, on the condition that he only…

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    Ares was propped atop the cities highest wall observing the battlefield below, eyes never fixated, constantly darting from man to man. Beside the hulking god sat a smaller, watching the crimson horizon. “You’ll take no more of his sons Ares; these people in the city worship me. Play your savage games away from the city.” “Will you fight today Apollo? Or will you sit and mellow in your cowardly haze of disease and tricks?” Ares stood, the war Gods red eyes burning into Apollo. “I will fight,…

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    participating in the battle. He went to Mount Ida, where he watched the battle. He turned the battle in favour of the Trojans, and the Achaeans were pushed back to their fortifications. The Achaeans had lost all hope and were trying to escape when, hearing Agamemnon’s prayer, Zeus pitied them and sent them a sign to fight back. They fought back with tremendous victory, until their best archer, Teucer, was taken down by Hector. With the archer down, the Trojans once again had the upper hand. When…

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