Catholic Social Teachings Gained In Homer's The Odyssey

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The Odyssey by Homer is a classic epic poem that is popularly studied centuries later to describe the harsh reality of how simple people and things can move on without someone in their life; catholic social teachings have a principle called life and dignity of the human person that is mainly violated in this epic poem. Homer sets this epic poem in the city of Ithaca who at the time is under the rule by the fierce warrior, Odysseus, and his wife, Penelope. However, Odysseus has been missing for about ten years after he was last seen assisting in the battle of Troy; sources reveal that he was seen with his best friend, Agamemnon, on a beach sacrificing animals to Poseidon in hopes that they would both arrive home in their countries to their

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