Who was the first anti-hero in literature?
Unfortunately this area does tread dangerously close to the realm of religion. It may be impossible to give a correct answer considering that the originating date of many stories & literature are unknown. Plus there was the loss when the great library of Alexandria was destroyed. Then there is the possibility of offending someone's beliefs as the answer is subjective to one's point of view. And there is the question as to whether the anti-hero has to be human. Potential candidates include:Who was the first anti-hero in literature?