International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Ecology | China | Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


A Study on the Heroic Traits of Odysseus

Li Yue


Abstract: Odysseus is a hero of Homeric Age. Similar to other heroes, Odysseus is gifted with strength and bravery. However, he also possesses several traits which cannot be found in most of the other heroes in the epics of that time. This essay analyzes the heroic traits of Odysseus and conduct a brief study on the historical background which produced such new traits, trying to find out clues of how the Greek unlocked the gate of intellect and civilization from Odysseus


Keywords: Odysseus, Heroic traits, Homers epics, Iliad, Odyssey


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 12, December 2015,


Pages: 229 - 232


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