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1

How long is Odysseus gone for?

20 years

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polytropos

many twists and turns
- wily odysseus

3

nostos plural

nostoi (homecoming)

4

nemesis and protectors of odysseus

poseidon = nemesis
athena = protector

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nemesis and protectors of odysseus

poseidon = nemesis
athena = protector

6

Home island of Odysseus

Ithaca

7

Wife of Odysseus

Penelope

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Son of Odysseus

Telemachus

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Son of Odysseus

Telemachus

10

Calypso meaning

- "concealer"

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Calypso and Odysseus

keeps Odysseus on OGYGIA for 7 years

12

Who is sent to rescue Odysseus?

Hermes

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Who is sent to rescue Odysseus?

Hermes

14

Home of the Cicones (maurauders)

Ismarus

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who was spared from the cicones?

Maron, priest of apollo

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what does Maron give the CIcones?

12 amphorae of wine

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what does Maron give the CIcones?

12 amphorae of wine

18

The Lotus Eaters

drive off course to land of lotus eaters
-"blissful oblivion"

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The Lotus Eaters

drive off course to land of lotus eaters
-"blissful oblivion"

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Polyphemus

- son of poseidon
- one eyed giant

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How does Odysseus kill the giant?

Gets polyphemus drunk on maron's wine
- tells him his name is 'nobody'
- blinds him
- polyphemus curses odysseus

22

How do odysseus and his men escape polyphemus

beneath giant's shape

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How do odysseus and his men escape polyphemus

beneath giant's shape

24

Who is Aeolus?

Keeper of winds
- gives odysseus bag of wind that will blow him to safely

25

Laestrygonians

Cannibals

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Laestrygonians

Cannibals

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Circe the Sorceress

daughter of helius

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Home of Circe the sorceress

aeaea

29

What does Circe do to ODysseus' men?

transformed into swine

30

Who gives ODysseus the antidote?

What is the antidote?

Hermes gives him Moly

31

Who gives ODysseus the antidote?

What is the antidote?

Hermes gives him Moly

32

How does odysseus turn his men back into men?

He makes love to Circe

33

How does odysseus turn his men back into men?

He makes love to Circe

34

What is Homer's Odyssey book 11 also known as?

The book of the dead
aka nekuia

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What is Homer's Odyssey book 11 also known as?

The book of the dead
aka nekuia

36

sirens in homer and popular traditions form (different)

siren in homers = human form
siren in popular tradition = human heads with avian bodies

37

what do sirens lure?

sailors into rocks