Specifically, there are two main parts to Tartarus; the Fields of Punishment and the prisons of Tartarus. The Fields are where those who were wholly wicked in their lives are sent, who took pleasure in murder, stealing, and so on. Most souls sent here merit a special punishment from the gods, such as Tantalus, who stands in a pool that receeds every time he tries to take a drink, and a tree that has fruit just out of his grasp. The prison is not for mortal souls, but instead is where Zeus trapped his father, Cronus, and the other titans after he and the other Olympians revolted against them
He was known to be the son of Pasiphae. Minotaur fed on humans. Since King Minos was upset he locked Daedalus and Icarus in the Lybrinth because they killed the monster. Ariadne fell in love with Theseus when he arrived to the Crete. Daedalus came up with an idea to escape from the Lybrinth with Icarus from the Crete After he realized they can 't come out the maze on foot.
In Homer’s Odyssey Odysseus should have killed the suitors because they had overrun his palace, sleeping with the maids, and demanded Penelope to marry one of them. Odysseus’s palace has been overran by the suitors. When Odysseus returns to Ithaca, he has to be in disguise. He has enemies at his home that will recognize him. Therefore if they notice him he may be put to death.
Many of the most famous ancient philosophers and philosophical ideals originated from Greece. In his paper, The Ancient Greeks, Part One: The Pre-Socratics, Dr. C. George Boeree explains different aspects of ancient Greek philosophy. Firstly, he explains several of the reasons as to why philosophy became so prominent in Greece compared to other nations during the same time period. Next, Dr. Boeree defines some of the basic subcategories and subsections of philosophy, mainly metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. Lasly, he lists many major philosophers and their ideas that still stand the test of time.
In Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, the person most responsible for the death of Julius Caesar is Cassius, he started the conspiracy and developed the plan of how to manipulate and convince Brutus to kill Caesar and lead Rome. While it may look like Brutus was the one responsible for his death, it was Cassius who made him think that he needed to that by slipping fake letters into his room. Cassius began the rebellion against Caesar, and then developed a plan to make Brutus think he need to kill Caesar and become the leader, and finally as well as the other conspirators, Cassius contributed to stabbing Caesar. TS 1: in the beginning of the story we are introduced to the conspirators, who are lead by Cassius and we discover that they are determined to destroy Caesar. In the beginning of the play Cassius is trying to convince Brutus that there is nothing special about Caesar, he is “Like a Colossus, and [they] petty men Walk under his huge legs”(I, II, 137).
Second is Oliverotto of Fermo, who also became a military commander and killed citizens amid feast with the assistance of his troopers who later terrorized the city for submission. These kinds of acts what Machiavelli pertains to as criminal means. He argued that these cruel acts, though evil, maybe be justified if done at once to build a prince's power and then swung to the regale of his people. Moreover, the prince having attained the principality is required to live with his subjects and should do all the injuries at once, if not, it is no longer acceptable. This second argument resembles Machiavelli's famous phrase “the end justifies the means”, showing that he approves bad behavior as long as at the end it will turn
II. Characters: A. Crito – A wealthy man of the same age of Socrates who supported Socrates in the trial and who frequently visited Socrates in prison. B. Socrates – the gadfly of Athens accused of corrupting the youth. He has a death sentence by drinking the hemlock. III.
It is a depiction of Vergil’s account of the death of Lacoon and his sons in the Aeneid. The Trojan priest (Lacoon) and his sons are being strangled by sea serpents sent to punish him from the Greek Gods that favored Greece’s victory in the Trojan war. This is done in typical Hellenistic fashion where the anguish and pain that Lacoon is experiencing is clearly depicted on his face. One of the serpents is seen biting into is wrangled left hip as Lacoon yelps in pain. Also, although the scene is horrific, the eroticism of the period is still displayed as Laccon is portrayed with his legs wide open.
We are drawn to the subject in the middle of the painting as he reaches for a cup, the connection between the cup and the hand is powerful. Socrates was sentenced to death by drinking a deadly poison, however, Socrates could have escaped into exile instead he chose become a martyr. In this scene, he has been sentenced to death for corrupting the youths of Athens and for not believing in the gods of their tradition. He is being defiant
Some time after this Pausanias was accused of attempting to seize power in Sparta with the help of a helot uprising, and of communicating with Xerxes. According to one story his guilt was proved after Argilius, one of his messengers, opened a message in which Pausanias ordered the recipients to kill the messenger. Argilius turned against his master and betrayed him to the Ephors. Pausanias took refuge in the temple of Athena of the Brazen House, where he was said to have been walled into the sanctuary and either starved to death or taken out on the verge of dying of starvation (the details and even the basic chronology of Pausanias 's fall is rather obscure). The Athenian Themistocles was also implicated in this plot, and was forced to flee into exile in Persia.