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    between Achilles and Hector discussing the distinctions and similarities between the two legends of the story The Illiad. Achilles is responsible for the Greek armed forces, while Hector summons the Trojan equipped drive. They are grouped awesome pride and radiance to obviously speak to every side as legends to the point they picked up everybody 's respects. Regardless of the qualities they have, there are more variations than they are indistinct. While deeply analyzing the differences on Achilles and

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    the battle of Achilles with Hector (Homer. Iliad. 22) and Cycnus (Ovid. Metamorphoses. 14); these two different versions of the Trojan War had both similarities and differences. As we can notice from these two books, there are similarities of character in Homer’s version of Achilles and Ovid’s version Achilles. Furthermore, the similarity of both Trojan heroes having the same enemy in both versions of The Trojan War. On the other hand, the difference between these two battles of Achilles is the character

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    Achilles

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    Achilles Achilles was the half god, half mortal who was the hero of the Trojan War. His mother was the Nereid Thetis, who is known for her many interventions in the affairs of both gods and mortals. His Father was Peleus, a mortal, but it took a while for his mother and father to get together. Nereid had many offers from the gods Zeus and Poseidon, who were brothers, but she refused both of them. Some say she refused Zeus because Hera had raised Thetis when she was a child, but this angered

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    Achilles was the son of the mortal Peleus and the Nereid Thetis. He was the mightiest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War, and was the hero of Homer's Iliad. Thetis attempted unsuccessfully to make her son immortal. There are two versions of the story. In the earlier version, Thetis anointed the infant with ambrosia and then placed him upon a fire to burn away his mortal portions; she was interrupted by Peleus, whereupon she abandoned both father and son in a rage. Peleus placed the child

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    From the initial callousness and stubborn temper of Achilles in the first books of the Iliad to the eventual ‘humanization' of Achilles in his interaction with the grieving father of Hector, whom Achilles himself slew, the Iliad can be seen to chronicle the maturation of the Greek hero during the terrible battles of the Trojan War. Achilles is a hero in the epic sense, complete with flaws and bad qualities that round out the character, but with passions and convictions that any reader can relate

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    Homer. In The Illaid Achilles and Hector are mighty leaders who face difficult challenges. Achilles was nearly invincible and contained inpressive speed and strength. However, he over credited his abilities which created an unheroic addition to his charactor,pride. His pride caused him to make foolish decisions therefore reflecting a childish attitude on his charactor throughout the epic. Hector was the defender of Troy, and he fought couragiously and wise?. Unlike Achilles, glory was not his desire

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    This distinct pattern can be seen in Achilles, one of the most vital characters in the story. Achilles, being the ultimate most powerful warrior of all time, wishes for nothing in his life but to be the most glorious man alive, mortal or immortal. It is this profound desire for glory and honor, that in the end leads to his demise. Achilles speech, given while he is distraught over the death of his closest friend Patroklos, is an excellent example of Achilles’ desire (Iliad, 18.79). Patroklos

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    by Aristotle”). Achilles, Hector, Beowulf, and Hamlet all exhibit these characteristics and, as a result, can be seen as prime examples of tragic heroes. To be considered

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    Creon And Achilles

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    Both Creon of Sophocles’ Antigone and Achilles of Homer’s The Iliad end up allowing the body of their enemy a proper burial. During the time following the death of Hector, Achilles is in a position very similar to that which Creon deals with in Antigone. Both men show similar flaws, and face similar struggles. The difference between the two men is only subtly discernible until the telling moment when each man is faced with pressure to change his stance on the fate of the fallen warrior. Each man’s

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    transcribe the foundational origins of Rome though the mutation of the Greek into the Roman, the Eastern cultural and literary tradition into the Western. In doing this, Virgil illustrates Aeneas as a reinvention of the classical heroes from Homer’s Achilles and Odysseus. Through this reinvention, Virgil maintains a continuity and familiarity with the Greek classical hero, yet at the same time he creates a hero who raises and exceeds the expectations. The Aeneid serves as a re-enactment of Odysseus’s

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