Everyone knows who Zeus is. But are you aware of all his daughters and sons? Well, there’s Apollo, there’s Ares and Hermes, Athena, there’s Aphrodite and Hercules. Wait, what about Aphrodite? Aphrodite was the goddess of love, desire, beauty.
Topic Sentence: We believe that the way Zeus punished Prometheus and Pandora was very unfair. Zeus is unfair to many people but this instance he was especially unfair. Argument #1: Zeus had a cruel side to him, like many ancient gods, such as when he punished Prometheus for stealing the flames of Olympus and giving them to the mortals, thus giving the mortals ability to evolve and learn. He condemned Prometheus to having him strapped to a rock while a giant eagle ate his liver daily, only for the liver to regrow so as to repeat the torture for all of eternity. We feel it was a very cruel and unusual punishment.
There were some anomalies in the pile such as two swords. Each piece was made from a different color of jade. Later he had them endowed with different talents, but now one knows what these powers are or if these items really exist until now but this legend does not end well. When their Father saw the Earth all dug up, he punished each of his children who helped Kaliko make these enchanted items by forcing them to destroy their most prized possession like the twins paints and Dathsa’s pet phoenix , but rumor has it Kaliko did not shatter the jade items but hid them along with himself on
So the warrior would have to do something that would let his memory be passed on. This society was based on the qualities of courage, being amicable, and the biggest quality of all was loyalty.Even though, for the last battle of Beowulf the all left him alone with the monster except for Wiglaf. He is a very brave man but has flaws and temptations that become his downfall. Although, he was adulated by everyone for killing the monster, he knew that he was a bad king to his kingdom and wanted to make up for it by killing getting the treasure and giving it to the kingdom. In Beowulf, there were similarities and differences between the humanity
“Perhaps Zeus will see his punishment was too harsh.” the young god mumbled. “This is dubious, considering he is making Athena watch over you,” a voice chimed behind him, catching Hermes by surprise. Turning to see the source of the voice, it was none other than Apollo. Continuing his speech, his half-brother wistfully looked to the mountain. “Though you proved smart enough when you killed my cattle when you were small—this time you take it too far.
His trials and tribulations from the God’s are brought on from his own over-confidence of his cleverness and wittiness - his greatest assets also proved to be his biggest downfall. Odysseus’s quest was only to return home to his wife and child with his crew, but that fell short when he offended the God of the sea, Poseidon, by blinding his son the Cyclops to escape. Odysseus’s fault came when he decided to mock the Cyclops and announce his name to him in such a taunting manner, “You savage! But you got yours in the end, Didn’t you?” (Pg. 436 line 475) In which 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.
Achilles was the best fighter of the Greeks besieging Troy. He is portrayed a god-like man born for war. One of the myths surrounding him is that his mother Thetis, in an attempt to protect her infant, used to dip him in the river Styx. The infernal waters indeed rendered Achilles' skin impervious to the likes of any mere Trojan arrow. But Thetis forgot that she was holding him by the heel during the dipping process, so that part was unprotected.
I looked at it once again then I remembered my father telling me a story about a box that had horrible creatures that destroyed everything, I thought it was legend. Yet once I saw the symbol of the box I froze, and whispered “The box of Darkness.”I didn’t react fast enough but when I did I saw my father go away,I quickly went to Pandora, and told her “ Pandora you must never, never open this box ever.” She asked “Why?” I responded by saying” It’s a curse you’ll regret even if u just peak in it, please trust me.” As she nodded, I left asking myself “why would he do this to humans?”I didn’t need to ask myself but the person who did it all. I went to my father and yelled “WHY ON EARTH DID YOU GIVE PANDORA THE BOX OF DARKNESS!?! ?”He said “ What are you talking about Athena?”Breathing hard, mad as I could be I said “Father, I love you, but mankind doesn’t deserve what is in that box, retrieve it at once father please.” As he tried to speak he was interrupted by the screams of people. As I ran to look down, I was shocked, I saw monsters, creatures terrifying than anything, burning their houses, killing people .
Also, Prometheus was a pillar of hope to the Greek revolutionaries. He becomes violent and angry because of Zeus punishment, and he decided to steal fire back fire for humans. “I did the wrong thing intentionally, intentionally; I won't deny it: by helping mortals, I brought trouble on myself. But I certainly never thought I would have a punishment anything like this, left to wither on these elevated rocks ” (Griffith). The Iliad and the Odyssey, however, vary in chronological setting.