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What kind of tradition is the Odyssey is told in?

Oral Tradition

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What is an eipc?

It is:

1. Long
2. Poem
3. About a Hero
4. Tells a story

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What are the two Epics that Homer composed?

The Iliad and The Odyssey

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When did Homer live?

Around 700-50 BC

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What does the word Odyssey mean?

Journey


1. Spiritual journey
2. Physical Journey

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Spiritual Journey

1. Religious- attempting to acheive the after life

2. Secular

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What is the Greek word for excessive pride?

Hubris

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How to Greek Epic Poems begin?

A prayer

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How long is the Odyssey

11,300 Lines

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To whom does Homer pray?

Calliope, Muse of Epic Poetry, or Goddess of Epic Poetry

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Two purposes of the prayer are?

1. To humble ones self before the gods
2. A preview

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What is the opening line?

Sing in me Muse and through me tell the story

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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)

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Who is the god of the sun?

Helios

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Current King of the gods

Zeus

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Who does Odysses spend 7 years with?

Calypso

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What is the home island of Odysseus?

Ithica

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What is the one god who does not like Odyssseus

Posidon

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Son of Odysseus

Telmalachus

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5 Greek Virtues

1. Love of Family
2. Love of Country
3. Cunning
4. Hospitality
5. Courage

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Where is Odysseus when he tells the story

Phaeacia

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Who is the King of the Island?

King Alcinous

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Who is the King's daughter?

Nausica

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How is the story told?

In Medias Res

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Father of Odysses

Laertes

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Guile means what?

Slyness,

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Robe of leaves is an example of what?

Metaphor

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Why did Odysseus not violate 'love of family'?

He never gave consent

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How many ships did Odysseus have?

12

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Where is stop #1?

Ismarus

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Who are the people who live at stop #1

Cicones

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Where is stop #2?

Land of the Lotus Eaters

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What is the lesson of stop 2

Somthine look good an are really bad

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What are the 5 ways to change reality?

1. Metaphor
2. Apostrophe
3. Simile
4. Hyperbole
5. Personification

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Cavern yawning is an example of wath?

Personification

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Prodigious means what?

Huge or enormous

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How many men went ashore in the Land of the Cylpose?

13

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Who gave Odysseus 12 jars of brandy

Maron

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What proportion did you mix the brandy with?

1 cup brandy 20 cups water

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What is the watery part of hte milk called

whey

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Two dozen wagons could not move the rock is an example of what?

hyperbole

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What is another name for the Greeks?

Achaeans

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Who is the leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War

Agamemnon

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The men were like screwing puppies is an example of what?

Simile

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Ponderous means what?

Heavy

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Profusion means what?

Abundance

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Who is the goddess of wisdom?

Athena

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What is the drink and food of the gods?

nectar and ambrosia

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What fake name of Odysseus give to the Cylopse?

Nohbdy

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Name of the Cyclops was?

Polyphemus

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What does the word sage mean?

wise