Flashcards in Odyssey Part 1 Deck (51)
What kind of tradition is the Odyssey is told in?
What is an eipc?
3. About a Hero
4. Tells a story
What are the two Epics that Homer composed?
The Iliad and The Odyssey
When did Homer live?
Around 700-50 BC
What does the word Odyssey mean?
1. Spiritual journey
2. Physical Journey
1. Religious- attempting to acheive the after life
What is the Greek word for excessive pride?
How to Greek Epic Poems begin?
How long is the Odyssey
To whom does Homer pray?
Calliope, Muse of Epic Poetry, or Goddess of Epic Poetry
Two purposes of the prayer are?
1. To humble ones self before the gods
2. A preview
What is the opening line?
Sing in me Muse and through me tell the story
By reading this story out, we (the class) are doing what?
To lift the great song in it
(We bring the story back to life)
Who is the god of the sun?
Current King of the gods
Who does Odysses spend 7 years with?
What is the home island of Odysseus?
What is the one god who does not like Odyssseus
Son of Odysseus
5 Greek Virtues
1. Love of Family
2. Love of Country
Where is Odysseus when he tells the story
Who is the King of the Island?
Who is the King's daughter?
How is the story told?
In Medias Res
Father of Odysses
Guile means what?
Robe of leaves is an example of what?
Why did Odysseus not violate 'love of family'?
He never gave consent
How many ships did Odysseus have?
Where is stop #1?
Who are the people who live at stop #1
Where is stop #2?
Land of the Lotus Eaters
What is the lesson of stop 2
Somthine look good an are really bad
What are the 5 ways to change reality?
Cavern yawning is an example of wath?
Prodigious means what?
Huge or enormous
How many men went ashore in the Land of the Cylpose?
Who gave Odysseus 12 jars of brandy
What proportion did you mix the brandy with?
1 cup brandy 20 cups water
What is the watery part of hte milk called
Two dozen wagons could not move the rock is an example of what?
What is another name for the Greeks?
Who is the leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War
The men were like screwing puppies is an example of what?
Ponderous means what?
Profusion means what?
Who is the goddess of wisdom?
What is the drink and food of the gods?
nectar and ambrosia
What fake name of Odysseus give to the Cylopse?
Name of the Cyclops was?