10 Facts About Hero


Hero'soro is a real person or a main fictional character who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through feats of ingenuity, courage, or strength.

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Hero'soro as a name appears in pre-Homeric Greek mythology, wherein Hero'soro was a priestess of the goddess Aphrodite, in a myth that has been referred to often in literature.

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Hero'sora was a Greek goddess with many attributes, including protection and her worship appears to have similar proto-Indo-European origins.

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Hero'soctor was known not only for his courage, but for his noble and courtly nature.

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Hero'soctor is ultimately betrayed by the deities when Athena appears disguised as his ally Deiphobus and convinces him challenge Achilles, leading to his death at the hands of a superior warrior.

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Hero'so was the child of Thetis and Peleus, making him a demi-god.

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Hero'so wielded superhuman strength on the battlefield and was blessed with a close relationship to the deities.

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Concept of the "Mythic Hero Archetype" was first developed by Lord Raglan in his 1936 book, The Hero, A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama.

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In 1848, for example, William Makepeace Thackeray gave Vanity Fair the subtitle, A Novel without a Hero, and imagined a world in which no sympathetic character was to be found.

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Hero'soroes give us wisdom; they enhance us; they provide moral modeling; and they offer protection.

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