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Who is the villain in Telemachas' hero's quest?

Sutors?

1

Which archetype is Telemachas?

Initiate

2

Why is Penelope a fitting wife for Odysseus?

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3

Who serves as Telemachas' mentor?

Athena?

4

What archetype is Eurycleia?

Temptress?

5

What cultural value are the suitors violating in Books 1-2?

Xenia

6

What sign does Zeus send while everyone is at the assembly?

An eagle flys by?

7

Which two ancient Greek cultural values show up the most frequently in Books 1-2?

Xenia and Hubris?

8

When Penelope is described as being good at weaving, what cultural value is she exhibiting?

Human and Divine?

9

Where is Telemachas going at the end of Book 2?

Phylos and Sparta

10

Odysseus left Penelope bound for what city?

Troy

11

In about what year was the Odyssey composed?

700 B.C.E.

12

What does Tiresias warn Odysseus not to harm on his voyage?

The Cattle of the Sun

13

How old is Telemachus at the start of the epic?

Early twenties

14

Who begs Odysseus to bury him?

Elpenor

15

Who first finds Odysseus on the island of Scheria?

Nausicaa

16

Who becomes Telemachus' best friend in book 3?

Mentor?

17

Who is the "red-haired king"?

Menelaus

18

How does Helen explain her decision to run away with Paris?

Helen, after upbraiding Paris for his cowardice, lies down in bed with him?

19

How did Menelaus discover what had happened to the Greeks on their way back from Troy?

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20

What is one of the lessons Telemachus is learning on his journey?

Xenia, revenge?, coming of age

21

What is the big cliffhanger at the end of book 4?

Penelope learns Telemachus has left

22

In Book 5, what archetype does Calypso fit?

Enchantress

23

Who is the daughter of "generous King Alcinous"?

Nausicaa

24

Why would Odysseus worry about whether the Phaeacians are "god-fearing men?"

If they feared the gods they would follow the rules of Xenia

25

Who tells Odysseus "[Zeus] gave you pain, it seems. You simply have to bear it."?

Nausicaa

26

What is the epithet most often used for Nausicaa?

White-armed

27

Why does Athena not dare to appear to Odysseus without a disguise?

?

28

What do Phaeacian men excel at?

Ships?

29

How does Odysseus describe Calypso when telling his story to King Alcinous and Queen Arete?

?

30

How many years did Odysseus spend on Calypso's island?

7?

31

How many days did Odysseus sail on his raft before reaching Phaeacia?

?

32

What does King Alcinous decide regarding Odysseus' plea for help?

Xenia? Help him back to his homeland?

33

In Demodocus' story in Book 8, what does Hephaestus catch Ares and Aphrodite in?

???

34

King Alcinous mentions a prophesy at the end of Book 8. What is it?

Because the Phaishans have helped a stranger serving as good hosts, Poseidon will punish them by walling up there city and isolating them from the outside world.

35

What cultural value does Polyphemus violate in Book 9?

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