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A hero can be of the heart or of the mind, but most likely he is one of the body. The writer describes how Petronius satirizes, grief, crucifixion and fidelity and discusses the importance of Roman funeral practices. It also conjures up thoughts of dusty tomes filled with difficult ramblings by thinkers who died more than two thousand years ago.. Amphion tunes his harp in concert with Mephistopheles. It is indeed not far-fetched to see an analogy between Euripides’ focus on the fall of Troy and the Peloponnesian War, where Greek city-states fght other Greek city-states and Greeks are both victors and victims. 31 Te Trojan Women has even been linked with a specifc incident that immediately preceded the production of the play: the invasion of the neutral island Melos by Athenian forces and the subsequent massacre of the male 29 Tragedy’s political function as civic instruction has been emphasized in recent handbooks (Paul Cartledge, “‘Deep Plays’: Teatre as Process in Greek Civic Life,” in Te Cambridge Companion to Greek Tragedy (ed.

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