The Greek Gods’ “Ethical” Decisions

In my view I believe that Ovid’s view of the Greek gods’ ethical performance was very simple: there was none. If you are talking about the word ‘ethical’ in terms of pertaining to right and wrong conduct, Ovid’s gods were very unethical, ethically speaking, that is. For example, a certain

‘Agemamnon’

Written in the play Agememnon is Aeschylus’s view of the Trojan War. Aeschylus indicated that the Greek gods were basically the controllers of every occurrence. Zeus was of course the god who had ultimate power and credit over everything, although each and every god had his own power over certain things. This then left an … More ‘Agemamnon’