Hector Heroism

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) Heroism was essential to the ancient Greeks, Honor is sometimes gained through life-threatening situations and to me a hero can try and avoid these situations but still feel they have to maintain their honor. Infact most heros value honor above their life. Hector was this type of hero. Deemed a Trojan prince and one of the greatest fighters for Troy in the Trojan War. He is represented as an ideal warrior in the Iliad and the mainstay of Troy. He is perceived to be not only one of the greatest fighters but also to be a good father, husband, friend and son. His wife, Andromache left because she heard the Trojans were in trouble Hector went to find her. She told him that he did not care for the well being of her or their son. She tells
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