meat0918: Trocadero: simplicimus: JohnAnnArbor: Darth Macho: Are we counting Homer? Because the fact that Hector busts his ass 24/7 to defend his city and gets absolutely no respect from the gods (even his baby son is murdered) while Achilles is excused countless biatch-fits because the gods looooove their Greeks is total bullshiat. It still pisses me off.The Illiad is cultural proof that the Greeks deserved the rest of their history.Well, the gods didn't treat the Greeks so well after the sack of Troy, during which they committed many outrages. The Greeks ended up either having a hard time getting home or misfortune when they arrived.Well the greeks pissed of Poseidon, which is why they had trouble getting home. But Odysseus either a) finally made it home or b) founded Rome.,That was Aeneas, who was Trojan.What about Romulus and Remus?
UNC_Samurai: Polytheistic gods tended to all be petty and vengeful. It's how people explained the horrible things that happened in life beyond their control. Hell, even the Old Testament Judeo-Christian god is a raging asshole who advocates genocide.
Genju: CygnusDarius: CygnusDarius: Well, to be fair, even the Greek Heroes were dicks. I mean, just look at the son of Oedipus and his six companions.Fixed that for me.History's biggest motherfarker.
CygnusDarius: CygnusDarius: Well, to be fair, even the Greek Heroes were dicks. I mean, just look at the son of Oedipus and his six companions.Fixed that for me.
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