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  • bioprofessor
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    The Odyssey (Odysseus)

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  • Fortean
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    In Homer's Iliad...

    Paris

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  • LauriD
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    Achilles, sulking in his tent

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  • Mountain Goat
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    Oedipus and Judas.
    Last edited by Mountain Goat; 12-13-2010, 12:43 AM.

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  • Ravenlocks
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    Originally posted by LauriD View Post
    The gingerbread man?
    This is the best one yet.

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  • LauriD
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    Jacob running from his brother Esau after cheating him out of his birthright

    Daphne running from some god who was after her

    Theseus turned to piracy; i think he got tired of being king

    The gingerbread man?

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  • island
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    Originally posted by Anitapooh
    Aquarius men
    I don't get it.

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  • island
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    Originally posted by thatwritergirl View Post
    Are you willing to count the Old Testament, or are you looking for Greek/Roman? If so, what about Jonah and the whale?
    Anything. Bible works too.

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  • Rantanplan
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    I can't think of any characters like that off the top of my head, but Bulfynch's Mythology is one of THE references on mythology, from the Greeks and Romans to the Norse, the Medieval myths and more. A must have for the personal home library.


    And: ditto on Aquarius men.

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  • thatwritergirl
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    Originally posted by island View Post
    Hey everyone, I'm looking for any stories throughout ancient mythology involving a character running away from his problems rather than facing them and paying the price for it. Any ideas?
    Are you willing to count the Old Testament, or are you looking for Greek/Roman? If so, what about Jonah and the whale?

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  • island
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    Mythology research help

    Hey everyone, I'm looking for any stories throughout ancient mythology involving a character running away from his problems rather than facing them and paying the price for it. Any ideas?
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