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    Troy The region of Troias reveals that it had been inhabited for 8,000 years, during which Troy acted as a “cultural bridge between the Troas region, the Balkans, Anatolia, the Aegean and Black Sea regions” through sea and land trade routes, various occupying and migrating forces and the exchange of knowledge and ideas (UNESCO). Over 140 years, 24 excavations have taken place revealing extensive details about the area during the time of the Trojan War as well as the people that settled thereafter. Initially believed to be quite small, this led to many scholars seemingly dismissing the site as it did not fit the description of a city, much less the city of Troy. Through various excavations, however, it was discovered that the city was much…

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    In the ancient world, the Trojan War was a widely regarded and alluded event. The great city of Troy, the king Priam, the heroes Achilles and Odysseus, the lover Paris, and Helen of Troy were characters that ancient Greeks and Romans revered, and ones that captivate society today. The events of the Trojan War are laid out in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, as well as in other numerous historical and poetic works such as the Aeneid of Virgil. Hence, the existence of the city of Troy and of the Trojan…

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    inspire people allows leaders to turn the tide of battle, instill confidence in a losing situation and is a clear sign of a great leader. During many of the battles Hector has inspired his men to fight, win battles they normally would not and perform better than they ever would. When the Trojans manage to push the Greeks back to their makeshift fortress hector charges towards the trench “rallying cohorts” (XII. 58). He inspires the other solders to also cross the trench and push the Greeks back…

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    archaeological evidence found both at Troy and other ancient sites, such as Mycenae. It seems unlikely that evidence of this quantity and scale could have originated solely from a legend, and thus the Trojan War must have been, at some point, a reality. There are many sources written after the time by Greek writers that support the Trojan War’s occurrence. The most famous of these…

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    The quoted passage from Book Twenty-one of The Iliad is an excerpt of Achilles’ speech in rejection to Trojan prince Lykaon’s plea for life when he has finally resumed in the war. In this passage, Achilles contrasts the former and present way in which he treats the Trojans and states the reason of his change. By doing a close-reading of this passage, I hope to address the major shift in Achilles’ outlook on fate and death that is reflected in his change of attitude towards the Trojans.…

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    through her compassion that both her brothers deserved the same faith. She also has a duty to follow what the God’s wanted from her, which in this case is to bury her brother. Contemplation is another value that Antigone possess, but this value isn’t as strong as the other three. She contemplated her actions in the beginning wondering if it was the right thing to do, but in the end her only choice was to respect her brother and to follow the law of the Gods. In the Aeneid, we see that Aeneas…

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    Hera's Role In The Iliad

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    on in the story helen ends up being abducted and agamemnon is called to go looking for her. Take into thought also they are brother and sister so they both care for each other he ends up going to the gods but also and him and his soldiers and the brave god achilles were finally deciding to sell the on shore winds started to pick up so they had to wait a little long which gave the trojans longer time to get prepared. So they made earth timber stone wall they covered most of their island just in…

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    ancient Greek epic by homer. The epic sets by the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by Greeks. The epic start with the events of argument about rage between Agamemnon, the king of Achaeans and Achilles, the great warrior of Achaeans. During the epic, Homer engages different type of gods including Zeus to make the epic special. During the war, there are many incidents happen among different characters including gods. On the other hand Dante, the divine comedy, is narrative poem…

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    Her furor is then in the form of the storm, as said by Virgil in the line. The storm embodies Juno 's wrath and only because of Neptune is it stopped before all of Aeneas 's ships are taken. One would assume that a goddess as great and as powerful as she would not succumb to temptations this trivial, but Juno acts upon her human-like rage and desires. A lost beauty contest sends her into this hatred for the people of Troy, so when fate decides that the people of Troy will take over her favorite…

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    “The Final Hours of Troy” Virgil is a first century B.C.E. Roman epic poem writer. Virgil wrote the greatest epic poem and the most influential work of all classical literature, The Aeneid. The Aeneid makes up twelve books in total and it incorporates various legends of Aeneas who later becomes the founder of the Roman Empire. The story of “The Final Hours of Troy” is Book II of The Aeneid and it’s told by the Trojan Prince, Aeneas, to a Queen named Didio and her court. This long and tragic…

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