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Flashcards in The Odyssey Quest 1-14 Deck (11):
1

Scheria

The Phaeacians!

King Alcinous, Queen Arête, Nausicaa.

Gives ships to Odysseus.

2

Ithaca

Odysseus' true home. Penelope. Telemachus. Eurycleia, Eumaeus. Laertes, Anticleia. The suitors.... Antinous.

3

Pylos

Pisistratus--- goes on journey with Telemachus.
Nestor--- P's dad, friend of Odysseus

4

Sparta

Helen---face that launched a thousand ships.

King Menelaus--- tells a story about Odysseus

5

Ogygia

Calypso!!! Odysseus is on her island for 7 years

Hermes visits and Calypso lets O. go.

6

Circe

Lives on Aeaea. She turns Odysseus' men into pigs and seduces Odysseus

7

Gods

Zeus.
Athena. Bright eyed, fav. human is Odysseus. Disguised as Mentes.
Hermes. The messenger
Helios. God of the sun

8

Underworld. People being punished?

Sisyphus--- forever rolling a boulder up a hill.
Tantalus--- stands in water, never able to pick low hanging fruit
Tiresias--- blind prophet.
Elpenor---one of Odysseus' men who got drunk and fell off a roof
Anticleia (O.'s momma) also shows up

9

Creatures

Cyclops: Polyphemus. Son of Poseidon. Gets blinded by Odysseus.

Sirens: Circe warns Odysseus of them; they will sing and one can't resist them.

10

Greek words?

Hubris--- arrogance
Arête---excellence
Kleos--- glory
Xenia--- hospitality
Metis--- cunning

11

King Aeolus

Gave Odysseus some wind