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Do Olympians Prefer War or Peace in the Odyssey and The Iliad?

Topic: Athena uses the same words at the end of the Odyssey book 24 as Zeus uses at the beginning of the Iliad book 4 about whether the Olympians prefer war or peace. In the Iliad, he clearly wants war; in the Odyssey Zeus, with Athena, bring peace. Discuss both passages in the context of both poems.

I read the Fitzgerald translation of the Odyssey and Lattimore translation of the Iliad.

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