Omniscient Archetype In The Iliad

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An omniscient archetype found in the novel The Iliad is the Hero. The hero Achilles is summoned out of his Ordinary World to fight in a war against the Romans. He refuses the quest by disguising as a woman. Eventually he is convinced and sets sails to Achilles sets sails to storm the beaches of Troy. Throughout the novel Achilles is assisted by the Gods Zeus, Athena and Hephaestus, his shield created by Hephaestus is his talisman. The hero faces many obstacles. For example, his closest ally is killed in battle by Troy's greatest warrior Hector. Enraged he kills Hector in combat and avenges his best friend Patroclus.
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