On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History
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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

By Thomas Carlyle
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  • ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP, AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORY
    • Contents
  • LECTURES ON HEROES.
    • LECTURE I. THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY.
      • [May 5, 1840.]
    • LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM.
      • [May 8, 1840.]
    • LECTURE III. THE HERO AS POET. DANTE: SHAKSPEARE.
      • [May 12, 1840.]
    • LECTURE IV. THE HERO AS PRIEST. LUTHER; REFORMATION: KNOX; PURITANISM.
      • [May 15, 1840.]
    • LECTURE V. THE HERO AS MAN OF LETTERS. JOHNSON, ROUSSEAU, BURNS.
      • [May 19, 1840.]
    • LECTURE VI. THE HERO AS KING. CROMWELL, NAPOLEON: MODERN REVOLUTIONISM.
      • [May 22, 1840.]
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