Ancient Greek Heroes

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Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, with many different capabilities, values and attributes. We see heroes’ every day; it can be a firefighter, police officer or even your parents. Heroes have been around for a long time all displaying the same skills and abilities, but as time passed heroes started to present values of their society. But what truly makes a hero? What values does the hero portray about society? We get a good understanding for this after analyzing Ancient Greek heroes like Odysseus. Ancient Greece society valued pride, and bravery as displayed by Odysseus. However, heroes today show more humbleness and selflessness, as our society has changed from the Ancient Greek society.

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