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The Weaknesses Of Odysseus In Homer's Odyssey

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Odysseus, the man of many wiles, was a man of many strengths both as a leader and a man, whom suffered many weaknesses like all men do. Odysseus displays his many strengths and struggles throughout his mighty journey in The Odyssey of Homer, a verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum. In book 18, Odysseus displays his great physical strength as a man while disguised as a beggar with this powerful quote. "But don't provoke my fists; do not incite; however old I am, if we should fight, your chest and lips would run with blood; that done, tomorrow we'd be spared another ruckus—I doubt that you'd be visiting with us again—here in the halls of lord Odysseus." (Homer 361) Odysseus displays his mental strengths throughout the story. The quote,
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