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...poetry abounds in Gods' and Goddesses' characters from the ancient Greek mythology. Needless to say, divine intervention of the gods in everyday life of the mortals is one of Homer's favorite ways to tell us that gods act in two ways, that is, as external forces, and as internal forces. Gods and Goddesses are the ones who determine matters such as peace or violence, life or death, etc. In both "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey", Goddesses play significant roles influencing Zeus, the God Supreme, to achieve his granting of their pleas. Namely, Thethis, a "Nereid", daughter of Nereus and Doris and mother of Achilles, in book one... Suzana Zdravkovska 23 March 2009 Homer "Father Zeus, if ever before in word or...