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1

Poseidon and Zeus in Book 13

“turn her in to a rock looking like a ship off-shore”
“respected your anger”

2

Recognition scene with Athene (Book 13)

“we both know how to get our own way”
“I did not notice you then”
“change you beyond recognition”

3

Meeting Eumaeus (Book 14)

“yearning and mourning for the best of masters”
“And you, Eumaeus"

4

Telemachus' Kleos in Book 15

“come away laden with precious gifts”
“the crew leapt to his orders”

5

Omens in Book 15

Theoclymenus
“bird came flying from the right”
“planning trouble for the whole pack of suitors”

6

Eumaeus' origin story (Boom 15)

“brought me up… almost as her daughters equal”
“parted with some of his wealth to buy me”

7

Eumaeus and Telemachus being reunited (Book 16)

“tears streamed down his cheeks”
“Like a fond father”

8

Recognition scene with Telemachus

“I am no god… but I am your father”
“they cried aloud piercingly”
“could not yet accept that it was his father”

9

Amphinomous in Book 16

“Penelope found his conversation especially agreeable, because he was a man of principle”
“let us learn the gods’ will”

10

Penelope rebuking the suitors in Book 16

“How dare you plot against Telemachus’ life, showing no compassion to suppliants”
“Medon the herald had heard of the plot and warned her”

11

Telemachus asserting dominance over Penelope in Book 17

“go upstairs to your room with your ladies” “Penelope made no reply”

12

Melanthius in Book 17

“much rather fill his gluttonous belly by grovelling”
“landed a kick on Odysseus’ hip”

13

Argus

“he lay abandoned on the heaps of dung”

14

Antinous assaulting Odysseus in Book 17

“picking up a stool he threw it and struck Odysseus on the back”
“the rest of them were deeply shocked

15

Fight with Irus

“smashed in the bones so that the red blood gushed up through his mouth”

16

Amphinomous and retribution in Book 18

“Athene had already marked him out to fall to a spear from Telemachus”
“filled with a foreboding”

17

Athene adorning Penelope on Book 18

“cleansed her fair cheeks with a divine ointment used by Aphrodite”

18

Telemachus growing up in Book 18

“I am not the child I was”
“when you see a beard on our boys chin, marry whom you want”

19

Melantho

“Melantho now renewed her abuse of Odysseus”
“be careful … or one day you may lose the fine position”

20

Recognition with Eurycleia

“no one that I have seen has reminded me so strongly of Odysseus”
“at once she recognised the scar”
“gripped the old woman’s throat

21

Omens in Book 20

“Zeus… thundered in the clear sky”
“blood was spattered on the food they ate”
“they laughed at him [Theoclymenus]”

22

Philoetius

“my eyes are filled with tears, because you bring Odysseus to my mind”

23

Penelope explaining the bow contest in Book 21

“whoever strings the bow most easily and shoots an arrow through each one of these twelve axes, with that man I will go”

24

Odysseus during the bow contest

(to Philoetius and Eumaeus) “Well, here I am!”
“and it sang as he plucked it with a sound like a swallow’s note”

25

The fight begins (Book 22)

“levelled a deadly shaft straight at Antinous”
“Stranger… you have killed the greatest nobleman in Ithaca”

26

Odysseus revealing himself to the suitors

“you raped my maids; you courted my wife”
“It had not dawned upon the fools that the fate of all of them was sealed”

27

Eurymachus' last moments

“let’s stand and fight!” “in his agony he beat his forehead on the ground”

28

Telemachus during the great battle

“spear that pierced his [Amphinomus] breast”
“the mistake was mine… I left the tightly fitting door”
“The man [Phemius] is innocent. Don’t kill him.”

29

the torture of Melanthius

“ripped away his genitals as raw meat for the dogs”

30

Athene helping during the great battle

“Made the whole volley miss”
“raised her deadly aegis”