I am Poseidon, god of the seas. In this story, I will talk about my life and my adventures. I rule the seas with my all powerful trident. Millenias ago my father, Cronus, swallowed me and my siblings, Demeter, Hestia, Hera,and Hades. Zeus fought Cronos in a great battle, after much time Zeus finally defeated Cronos.
After the slaughter of the suitors Eupeithes is outraged when he hears the news of his son, Antinous’ death. He leads an angry mob towards Laertes, Odysseus’ father’s, house. This is where Penelope, Telemachus and Odysseus have decided to lay low until the parents of the suitors have calmed down. Athena then inspires Laertes which gives him strength to kill Eupeithes. After the death of Eupeithes, Odysseus and Telemachus charge into battle planning to attack the rest of the angry mob, but Athena stops them and forces them to make peace.
Achilles is driven by pride, anger and grief which leads him to go to war. “If that man takes my life with his sharp bronze blade, he will strip my gear and haul it back to his ships, but give my body to friends to carry home again, so Trojan men and Trojan women can do me honor with fitting rites of fire once I am dead” (illiad book 7). Women became objects of desire and pride for warriers to possess and
Hera was angry that Hercules had a family and was happy. She drove him mad, making him kill Megara and his three children. Once he realized what he did, he went to Apollo (some sources say the Oracle of Delphi) and begged for penance. Apollo told Hercules to do these tasks as a punishment for his wrongs, so that the evil might be cleansed from his spirit. Hercules also had to go to the city of Tiryns, ruled over by Eurystheus.
Ulysses made it home, but when the ship was coming back into port after having brought Ulysses home Poseidon woke up from a deep sleep. When he saw this madness in rage he took Athene 's Gorgon head shield and flashed it upon the ship and turned the ship along with the crew aboard into stone and blocked the harbor, in which was told to Alcinous by the
Not only was all of his enemies whom he had killed previously were now living again, his brother Hades (The king of the underworld) was now complaining of the rareness of new arrivals. "Men could only have life and death," thought Zeus. "It is forbidden to exceed this limit. And besides, if this amount of medical art fell into the wrong hands it could do massive damage." Zeus now knew what he had to do, he had to kill Asclepius.
“‘I’d rather die at sea, with on deep gulp of death, than die by inches on this desolate island here’’ (Odyssey 12. 377-378). Not only was this irony but a foreshadow of what was to come. The description of Odysseus’ ship being destroyed by Zeus is an epic simile and an epithet. “Round she spun, reeling under the impact, filled with reeking brimstone, shipmates pitching out her, bobbing around like Seahawks swept along by the whitecaps past the trim black hull and the god cut short their journey home forever” (Odyssey 12.
So, he jumped in the water and swam as fast as a marlin and caught up to it and slammed his fist on the humongous boat. The boat stayed in tacked. Luscious Luke was now scared for his own life. So, he himself started fighting the big green beast. He yelled, “Curse you, You are as ugly as a mole rat!” Boo got angry and replied, “I will tear your head off like a piece of paper and eat you for
In Iliad, the first revenge action was made by Menelaus, the king of Sparta. He enraged and decided to take a revenge from the Trojans, because of loss of his wife, Helen. When he went to war, plenty of his companions joined him, such as Achilles, the leader of the Myrmidons, Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, Ajax the Greater, the king of Salamis, etc. After that, in book 16, Achilles lends Patroclus his armor, sends him off with a stern admonition to not to pursue the Trojans. However, Patroclus ignoring Achilles’ command, pursues and reaches the gates of Troy and is killed by Hector.
I know that it is a cleshay to make him my favorite character but just look at what he accomplished in his own story. He is cursed by a god of all thing and in response he finds himself at that god's very front door steps demanding that the curse be lifted from his self. When he is met by a creacher of the see that know man has ever been able to harm in anyway and has always been met with death in its wake. Odyceuse the badass that he is kills the beast with all of his limes intakt, and after ten years our in sea he arrives back at his home and what is the first thing that he does is he kills every person that was hitting on his wife out of principle. This man knows what he want when he wants it and no person on or off of his planet can ever stop him not even a
Suddenly the shark made its move at Odysseus, but Odysseus was one step ahead and he flailed to the side and jabbed his spear into the heart of the shark killing it. Odysseus removed a tooth and began to swam back to the shore, but while he was swimming back he heard the most beautiful voices singing. He disregarded them and went back to the woman 's hut. When he handed the woman the tooth she placed the tooth in the bottle, but this time she took Odysseus to the shore and told him to turn around. When he turned back the bottle was gone and there in the water was a ship.
Beowulf is eagerly confident in his pledge to Hrothgar, and it seems almost certain that he will defeat Grendel’s mother. However, once he penetrates the dangerous waters of her home territory, Beowulf no longer has the upper hand and he begins to understand his predicament: Then once she touched bottom, that wolfish swimmer carried the ring-mailed prince to her court so that for all his courage he could never use the weapons he carried; and a bewildering horde came at him from the depths, droves of sea-beasts in a ghastly onslaught (ll. 1506-1511). Beowulf is slowly starting to be overpowered by Grendel’s mother’s, who seems to be stronger than ever now that she is in her own territory; however, we can see Beowulf completely lose his