Hades is powerful compared to all the demigods. He is the killer for the planet and controls death for everyone on planet earth. His Roman name is Pluto they say this because he is such cold hearted god. Hades can trick people with fascination,I say this because he stole the master bolt of Zeus but blames it on Poseidon so he can vanquish. P.s(lying is bad)
Achilles possesses godlike invincibility, however it is his weaknesses that have made him remembered in history. In mythology, it is his human traits which resonated with the values of the ancient Greeks. His grief following the death of Patroclus and his rage towards Hector allow the audience to identify with Achilles. He redeemed himself by showing respect towards his enemy and towards the gods. It is through these events, and not his victories on the battlefield, Achilles became a hero.
But as Perseus was passing by on his journey home from slaying Medusa, he saw the young maiden crying for help and instantly fell for her. Perseus bravely went towards the creature and using Medusa's head as a weapon, turned the creature into stone. He then saved Andromeda from her confinement and took her to his home to become his wife.(Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature) Perseus' action represents an act of heroism. Saving Princess Andromeda from a deadly sea creature took a huge amount of courage and was a danger to his own life. Perseus wasn't required to save her and could have died in the process, but did it nonetheless, earning the title as a hero and having the action being recognized as an act of heroism.
Sadly, Prometheus was punished by Zeus for this act. He was chained to a rock, where an eagle would come and eat his liver every time it grew back. He would not be freed unless a god was willing to die for him, or someone kills the eagle and unchains him. Prometheus saw that as hope and continued to wait until the day came of his release. ”Eventually, Chiron the Centaur agreed to die from him and Heracles killed the eagle and unbound him” (“Mythology: Prometheus”).
There was a great cry and a hissing.” The theme can be described as ‘some things are for the better’. In the myth, Perseus must risk his life in order to decapitate the Gorgon Medusa. I know that he must kill the Gorgon Medusa because in the text, on page 354, one of the characters, Polydectes, tells Perseus, “Fetch me, if this is your boast, the Gorgon’s head.” Perseus then kills the Gorgon.
The well known Greek warrior, Odysseus, king of Ithaca and traveler was the main character in the epic poem written by Homer, The Odyssey. He fought in the Trojan war, where he devised a plan to build an enormous wooden horse and hide inside it while the enemies brought it within their walls, foolishly thinking it was a gift. When the enemies had begun to celebrate their victory and become intoxicated, Odysseus and the other soldiers rushed out of the horse and slaughtered them all. His mother was Anticlea, who Odysseys last saw just before boarding his boat with his men to embark on his voyage. Soon after he left, she died of grief, longing for him as she thought he might never return home to her.
He is label a hero because of his actions and traits combined. Brutus stands up for what he believes in despite the possible consequences as well as killing his best friend for the better of his country. Finally, Brutus is a hero because he holds dear to his heart traits and characteristics that hero possesses. Brutus is a noble man with honest intentions and that is why he is a hero. (5 sentences)
The free will of Oedipus’ father, King Laius, to banish his son from his kingdom led to Oedipus killing him and marrying his own mother, allowing fate to play out. In Antigone, the deaths of many characters were due to their own choices. Haemon, son of Creon, makes the conscious decision to commit suicide in order to be with his loved one. Eurydice, wife of Creon, makes the decision to commit suicide when she hears her son has killed himself. Creon unknowingly put these events into play when he made the individual decision to outlaw the burial of Polynices.
At the play’s conclusion, Oedipus gouges his eyes and banishes himself from his land. In this quest for truth, Oedipus leads himself to many revelations, all of which cannot be described
Theseus married the princess of Crete, Phaedra. In the end Phaedra led Theseus to suffer as a result of she falling in love with Theseus’ son Hippolytus and killed herself and framed Hippolytus for the murder which led to Theseus’ part in the death of his son whom he mourned afterwards. He lost the goodwill of the people of Athens on the grounds that they blamed him for the Spartan invasion, and fearing for his life he left Athens and went to Scyrus. In Scyrus he was killed violently when the king, Lycomedes, pushed Theseus off a cliff and to his death. After his death, the Athenians forgave him, and returned his remains back to Athens, there he was remembered
Grendel was always sinning by murdering every night. In lines 1-2 it backs up my stating of Grendel being evil it says “A powerful monster, living down in the darkness, impatient.” Grendel was smart in many ways. One way Grendel was smart was because he knew when to strike. Grendel killed many of people undetected.
According to some Sisyphus was wise and thought of the effect of his actions, where others say he was essentially a criminal. Camus sees no contradiction in these two views. Reasons differ on why he was punished some say because he was using secrets of the gods to bargain. Sisyphus also put Death in chains but Pluto, king of the underworld, got the god of war to set her free. 3.
Jason (Diomedes) is a Greek Hero and the leader of Argonautic Expedition in the journey to get the golden fleece. One of his nicknames is “The Golden Boy,” because he was sent on an expedition with the Argonauts to capture the Golden Fleece. This is because Jason wants his uncle Pelias to step down from the throne. When Jason was still young, Pelias killed all of Aeson’s children except for Jason. Jason was married twice from Medea and Glauce, but when Jason left to be with Glauce, Medea killed Glauce and their children Mermeros and Pheres.
That is when Hera sent a fit of madness to Heracles and caused him to murder his own wife and children something he could never undo. Seeing what he had done he asked Apollo to cure him from his sins but in order for that to happen he would have to do trails no other human could do which came to be known as the twelve labors of Heracles. After he completed his labors Heracles married a second time and as a welcome home present Deianira (his second wife) made him cloak. She wove the cloak herself and she smeared a balm that was supposed to make Heracles love her forever but instead she was tricked and it was