Philosophical Interpretation of the Historical and Cultural Connotation of Chinese and Greek Individualistic Heroism: Romance of the Three Kingdoms and Greek Mythology

Min LEI

Abstract


This paper compares and analyzes the similarities and differences of the historical and cultural connotation of Chinese and Greek “individualistic heroism”, and then interprets the causes of the differences from the angle of philosophy, taking different heroic images for examples such as the historical image, the literary image and the folk image of the individualistic heroes in Romance of the Three Kingdoms and Greek Mythology.


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omance of the Three Kingdoms; Greek Mythology; Individualistic heroism; Similarities and differences of the historical and cultural connotation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/%25x

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