Odysseus's Journey

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This is a presentation of few key parts of the "Odyssey" Homer. It begins by Odysseus angering Poseidon, and then being a captive of Calypso.

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Odysseus's Journey

  1. 1. The long road home<br />
  2. 2. HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO?<br />To see the shoreline calling your name…<br />
  3. 3. You have to win the war….<br />With the help of the Gods<br />
  4. 4. Give thanks to Poseidon<br />Or face his wrath!<br />
  5. 5. But Odysseus did not show respect for Poseidon, who had helped him…….<br />
  6. 6. Poseidon told Odysseus he would roam the sea forever and never see Ithaca again.<br />
  7. 7. Calypso<br />
  8. 8. Island of Calypso<br />She was the most beautiful god ever<br />
  9. 9. And she loved Odysseus very much<br />
  10. 10. Athena<br />
  11. 11. Asked her father, Zeus, to break Calypso’s spell<br />
  12. 12. Freeing Odysseus from Calypso’s Island<br />
  13. 13. Zeus Agreed<br />He ordered Calypso <br />set him free….<br />
  14. 14. Calypso loved him…<br />
  15. 15. Enough to let him go…..<br />
  16. 16. Out to sea he went…..<br />
  17. 17. After 7 years with Calypso, finally to his home in Ithaca…..<br />
  18. 18. Back to his loving wife, Penelope<br />
  19. 19. His son Telemachus prays for his return..<br />
  20. 20. But Poseidon was still angry and had other plans….<br />
  21. 21. It would be many years before Odysseus retuned home<br />
  22. 22. But he would find his way...<br />Eventually<br />

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