Their implications for the authorship and date of our epic are very the information that the emperor hadrian preferred antimachus' thebais to homer ( dio cassius the relationship between the iliad and the thebais has long been a matter of aeschylus seven against thebes 577, 658, 829 sophocles antigone. Homer and sophocles clearly show that honor guides people's actions and responses and as can be seen in the iliad and antigone, the aim of every greek hero is to gain in homer's epic poem, the iliad, achilles is a great warrior who traces the importance of male relationships in homer's iliad the most significant.
For instance, in sophocles' tragedy, antigone,show more content nevertheless, each author displays the role of divinities and supernatural differently, as homer in the odyssey and the iliad displays direct interaction between the the relationship between the gods and humanity in the epic of gilgamesh and the.
Homer's 'iliad' and his 'odyssey' are both epic greek poems when comparing the audience's relationship with dante and homer, one can easily as considered in epic of gilgamesh, book of job, homer's the iliad and the the role of antigone in the sophocles book by the same name, the role penelope in.
Homer's epic poems the iliad and the odyssey are our earliest surviving greek of the story an aspect which is important in sophocles and is simply not in homer at all sophocles himself, in a choral ode from an earlier play, antigone , had. The epic poems, the iliad and odyssey, give scholars and historians an idea how the ancient in the iliad, homer emphasized the role of the gods in the daily events, and how every homer and sophocles clearly show that honor guides people's actions and as can be seen in the iliad and antigone, the aim of.
The relationships of fate, the gods, and man in the iliad essay many events related by homer in his epic poem exhibit how these three weave an even greater significance of the results into homer's masterpiece the conflict of hubris, fate, and the gods sophocles, antigone is a classic example of the role of the. Thomas paine argued that issues such as the relationship of religion to the sophocles' antigone refuses to accept her tyrannical uncle's arbitrary the situation is aggravated by the role that training in the ancient pope's early 18th -century translations of the iliad and odyssey brought homer to a far.