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The epics, Iliad and Odyssey of Homer, largely complement each other in terms of what they offer to connoisseurs. Using the terminology of the rasas (flavours of emotions), the predominant rasa in the Iliad, which also acts as the sthāyi-bhāva, is valour (vīra). To sustain the undercurrent of valour for

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--- I --- It could be reasonably argued that every nation that has attained and is characterized by an advanced stage of the post-industrialized democracy has killed artistic excellence in its truest sense. While a separate essay can be written examining this phenomenon, for the purposes of this article, it suffices

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(.. continued) Battle-field has not only inspired dance, but also music and literature in India. The gamakas (embellishments in music), rhythmic patterns, the name of the taalas (rhythmic cycles), musical instruments and their playing style have all been influenced by battle techniques. However, unlike in nrtya, movements cannot be depicted in

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