He then, with the help of Telemachus and two slaves, slays Penelope’s suitors.
Both are highly valued as heroes from their respective siblings, but there are many similarities with respect to the background and virtue.
Aeneid talks about the story of Aeneas and his trip to Rome.
But at last she knows it is he and accepts him as her long-lost husband and the king of Ithaca.
Odysseus has many opportunities to display his talent for ruses and deceptions, but at the same time his courage, loyalty, and magnanimity are constantly attested.
If people nowadays find it difficult to understand why, as little as 30 years ago, fashion had them wearing neon leg warmers as a part of their everyday attire, imagine how much our views have changed since the time of the Ancient Greeks.
Back then, it was considered to let random strangers into your house, offer your daughters for marriage at 14 years old, and even to let bathe you, among the many things we would consider very odd in our times.Some Roman writers (including Virgil and Statius) tended to disparage him as the destroyer of Rome’s mother city, Troy; others (such as Horace and Ovid) admired him.The early Christian writers praised him as an example of the wise pilgrim.Dramatists have explored his potentialities as a man of policies, and romanticists have seen him as a Byronic adventurer.In fact, each era has reinterpreted “the man of many turns” in its own way, without destroying the archetypal figure.Next he visits the Land of Departed Spirits, where he speaks to the spirit of Agamemnon and learns from the Theban seer Telemachus, have been struggling to maintain their authority during his prolonged absence.Recognized at first only by his faithful dog and a nurse, Odysseus proves his identity—with the aid of Athena—by accomplishing Penelope’s test of stringing and shooting with his old bow.Anticleia (the daughter of Autolycus of Parnassus), and father, by his wife, Penelope, of Telemachus.(In later tradition, Odysseus was instead the son of Sisyphus and fathered sons by Circe, Calypso, and others.), Odysseus appears as the man best suited to cope with crises in personal relations among the Greeks, and he plays a leading part in achieving the reconciliation between Agamemnon and Achilles.He also reminds of the future of Roman Father for his people, the future.Compare Aeneas and Odysseus as leaders and future heroes.