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Sigurd the Dragon Slayer is a hero from Nordic legends and is the main character of the epic "Volsunsaga." According to Norse legend, Sigurd is the son of King Sigmund, who shattered his sword and fell after attacking a ...

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In the manga and anime series "Fairy Tail," Cobra is a member of Oración Seis, which is a dark guild composed of highly powerful mages. Cobra is a man with Dragon Slayer lacrima implanted in his body.

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The monsters in "Beowulf" are all broadly symbolic of the marginal outsider in society, something to be isolated and destroyed to maintain social order. However, each monster has its own specific significance, whether dr...

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An epic hero is defined as a character in an epic poem who is noble and brave and is affected by great events or admired for his achievements. Two well-known examples of epic heroes are Aeneas and Odysseus.

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The Poetic Edda, the Prose Edda and the Volsunga Saga are among the best known epics originating in Norway. Norway, as a member of the historical, cultural and linguistic region known as Scandinavia, shares in a number o...

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Aeolus, the ruler of the winds, gives Odysseus a bag containing all of the winds except the favorable westerly wind which he stirs to guide the hero and his crew home. The story of Aeolus and his winds is from the Book 1...

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A mythological hero is one who transcends the mediocre with exceptional acts. Mythological and legendary characters are considered the most perfect examples of heroes. Furthermore, mythological heroes are thought to be d...

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