Homer's Odyssey


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Homer's 'Odyssey' / Justice
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A 6 page paper on Homer's classic work. The paper demonstrates that the Homeric idea of justice is very different from our own; it suggests that whereas our sense of justice is founded upon morality, justice in Homer's time centered around the maintenance of the status quo. Bibliography lists three sources besides book.
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Homer's Iliad / Does it Glorify or Condemn War?
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In 5 pages, the author discusses whether Homer's 'Iliad' glorifies or condemns war. In Homer's 'Iliad' the word war is mentioned numerous times. In fact, a great deal of the entire poem deals with war, even thought the main focus of the poem appears to be about Achilles, a tragic hero. The war in the poem was a constant. It appears that Homer glorified war in the 'Iliad,' because he made reference to it many times and because he makes war an adventure. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Filename: PChiw.doc

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