The Gods In Homer's The Odyssey

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In Greek culture during Homer 's time gods were the center of civilization, gods were worshiped and therefore the gods would make life better in peoples lives. It was believed that if you worshiped the god or goddess enough, that entity would help you in times of need. If you didn 't worship an entity then that entity might not help you in times of need. In fact that entity might make things harder for you. We see both cases in the Odyssey. First Athena, Zeus and the rest of the gods had a lot of Sympathy for Odysseus because he has been gone from his homeland, Ithaca for decades, and lately he has been trapped on an Island with Calypso. The gods decide to use their super powers to help him get home. This is stated in the excerpt, "That
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