Nov

25

One of the things that comes from reading Gods and Heroes: Myths of Epic Greece by Gustave Schwab is that Odysseus is one of the most loathsome men that ever existed. He routinely kills the noblest and wisest Greek of all, Palamedes, and he tries to kill Philoctetes and leaves him to die on a desert island. He reminds one of the most dishonest and unreliable people one has met in his life.


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