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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Who helps Odysseus return to Ithaca after 20 years? King alsinous Once in Ithaca, whom does Odysseus visit and how is he desguided? He visits Telemachus and is disguised as a swinherd dude In Odysseus’ absence where has his son…

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The Odyssey Book 10: Circe

Who is the god of the wind? Aeolus What favor does he do for Odysseus and his men? He hands them a bag containing all of the winds, and he stirs up a westerly wind to guide them home. What…

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The Odyssey Books 1-4

Homer Wrote The Odyssey, born sometime between 12th and 8th centuries BC Calypso Nymph holding Odysseus hostage on the island of Ogygia, her home Odysseus Protagonist, hero of story, son of Laertes, husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, king of…

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Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad Background

What is an epic? A long narrative poem about a national or legendary hero. Which two works are considered the first great works of Western Literature? The Odyssey and the Iliad Who is the Odyssey named for? Its hero, Odysseus…

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Odyssey review

Circe held his men captive as pigs Penelope Odysseus’ wife Calypso held him captive for 7 years Scylla 6 headed monster with 12 tentacles Homer wrote the odyssey Polyphemus the name of the cyclops Helios the god of the sun…

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Odyssey Book 9

Who does Odysseus begin to tell his tale to? What is his tale about? Odysseus begins to tell his tale to the Phaeacians. He tells them the tale of his attempt to get home to Ithaca. Who did Odysseus leave…

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The Odyssey Sequence of Events

1 Sailing from TroyOdysseus departs from the goddess Calypso’s island. He arrives in Phaeacia, which is ruled by Alcinous 2 The Lotus EatersThe Lotus Eaters gave some of Odysseus’s men some fruit to eat which resulted in them not wanting…

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Odyssey Books 11 and 12

What does Odysseus do to call the souls of the dead to him? He makes an offering with milk, honey, and blood. The souls come to drink it. Who is Tiersias and what does Odysseus want from him? He is…

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Odyssey

How does Telemachus first react to meeting Odysseus? He is afraid the Odysseus is god. What is the test that Penelope stes up for the suitors? She makes each suitor attempt to string and shoot Odysseus’ bow. Into what does…

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“The Odyssey” Part 2 Study Guide

What is the overall theme of the “Return of Odysseus?” good triumphs over evil What is the overall conflict regarding The “Return of Odysseus?” man vs. manOdysseus must win back both his wife and home and also must kill all…

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