PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS <ul><li>the husband of Queen Penelope and the father of Prince Telemachus </li></ul><ul><li>a favorit...
<ul><li>spends her days in the palace waiting for Odysseus who left for Troy twenty years earlier and never returned </li>...
<ul><li>a natural obstacle to the suitors desperately courting his mother </li></ul><ul><li>assisted by Athena </li></ul>T...
<ul><li>goddess of wisdom, purposeful battle, and the womanly arts </li></ul><ul><li>appears in disguise as Mentor </li></...
MINOR CHARACTERS <ul><li>th e beautiful witch-goddess who transforms Odysseus’s crew into swine </li></ul><ul><li>Her isla...
<ul><li>The beautiful nymph who falls in love with Odysseus </li></ul><ul><li>Her island-home is Ogygia. </li></ul>Calypso...
<ul><li>imprisons Odysseus and his crew and tries to eat them all, but Odysseus blinds him, which angers Poseidon </li></u...
<ul><li>the messenger of Zeus who helps Odysseus return to Ithaca </li></ul>Hermes OTHER CHARACTERS Tiresias <ul><li>t he ...
<ul><li>the loyal shepherd who helps Odysseus reclaim his throne </li></ul>Eumaeus OTHER CHARACTERS Aeolus <ul><li>the god...
TROY ITHACA LOTUS-EATERS CYCLOPS AEAEA LAESTRYGONIANS AEOLIA HADES MT. OLYMPUS CICONES OGYGIA SIRENS STRAITS OF MESSINA
ODYSSEY ACTIVITY Answer the following: 1. Creatures whose beautiful sound will draw all men unto them. The Sirens 2. This ...
4. This pattern story is about a man who came home from the war and was killed by his wife and her lover. Agamemnon 5. She...
7. Who gives Odysseus an escort home to Ithaca ? The Phaeacians 8. Name one of the kings Telemachus goes to visit in searc...
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Odyssey

  1. 2. PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS <ul><li>the husband of Queen Penelope and the father of Prince Telemachus </li></ul><ul><li>a favorite of the goddess Athena </li></ul><ul><li>most renowned for his cunning </li></ul>Odysseus
  2. 3. <ul><li>spends her days in the palace waiting for Odysseus who left for Troy twenty years earlier and never returned </li></ul>Penelope PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS
  3. 4. <ul><li>a natural obstacle to the suitors desperately courting his mother </li></ul><ul><li>assisted by Athena </li></ul>Telemachus PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS
  4. 5. <ul><li>goddess of wisdom, purposeful battle, and the womanly arts </li></ul><ul><li>appears in disguise as Mentor </li></ul>Athena PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS
  5. 6. MINOR CHARACTERS <ul><li>th e beautiful witch-goddess who transforms Odysseus’s crew into swine </li></ul><ul><li>Her island-home is Aeaea. </li></ul>Circe
  6. 7. <ul><li>The beautiful nymph who falls in love with Odysseus </li></ul><ul><li>Her island-home is Ogygia. </li></ul>Calypso MINOR CHARACTERS
  7. 8. <ul><li>imprisons Odysseus and his crew and tries to eat them all, but Odysseus blinds him, which angers Poseidon </li></ul>Polyphemus MINOR CHARACTERS
  8. 9. <ul><li>the messenger of Zeus who helps Odysseus return to Ithaca </li></ul>Hermes OTHER CHARACTERS Tiresias <ul><li>t he blind prophet whose help Odysseus seeks in the Underworld </li></ul>Eurycleia <ul><li>The aged and loyal servant who nursed Odysseus and Telemachus when they were babies </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>the loyal shepherd who helps Odysseus reclaim his throne </li></ul>Eumaeus OTHER CHARACTERS Aeolus <ul><li>the god of winds who, according to the movie, is the cousin of Poseidon </li></ul>Antinous and Eurymachus <ul><li>two of Penelope’s suitors </li></ul>
  10. 11. TROY ITHACA LOTUS-EATERS CYCLOPS AEAEA LAESTRYGONIANS AEOLIA HADES MT. OLYMPUS CICONES OGYGIA SIRENS STRAITS OF MESSINA
  11. 12. ODYSSEY ACTIVITY Answer the following: 1. Creatures whose beautiful sound will draw all men unto them. The Sirens 2. This person is Odysseus' loyal shepherd. Eumaeus 3. This girl found Odysseus by the river. She eventually took him to her father the king. Nausicaa
  12. 13. 4. This pattern story is about a man who came home from the war and was killed by his wife and her lover. Agamemnon 5. She proves to be an unfaithful servant of Odysseus. Melanthe 6. In what adventure does Odysseus not lose any men? Hades
  13. 14. 7. Who gives Odysseus an escort home to Ithaca ? The Phaeacians 8. Name one of the kings Telemachus goes to visit in search for news of his father. Menelaus or Nestor 9. The closest relative whom Odysseus saw in the Underworld. His mother, Anticlea 10. How many suitors are alive at the end of &quot;Odyssey&quot;? None / Zero

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