Member of House of Atreus; was killed by wife's lover when he returned from Troy. Foil to Odysseus
Committed hubris when he said he beat the gods and survived a shipwreck. Died because of this- Poseidon split the precipice he was on and he drowned.
Agamemnon's wife's lover- killed Agamemnon.
Head suitor along with Eurymakhos- comes up with the plan to kill Telemakhos
Goddess of Wisdom- protects both Odysseus and Telemakhos. Disguises herself as Mentor to sail with Telemakhos. "Gray-eyed"
A handsome Trojan man. Possibly Helen's lover in Troy.
Daughter of the Ancient of the Sea. Helps Menelaos when he needs to get back home.
Head suitor along with Antinoos. Second in command.
Old lord adept at reading bird-signs. Predicts Odysseus and Tekemakhos will bring doom on the suitors
Wife of Menelaos. Cause of the Trojan War. Crafty, malicious, magic.
Nymph on whose island Odysseus is being held.
The crier. Tells Penelope that Telemakhos has left, and of the suitors plans to kill him.
King of Sparta, Helen's husband. "The Red Haired Captain".
Adviser to Tekemakhos and Odysseus. Athena takes his shape to help Telemakhos.
King of Pylos. Wise, tells Telemakhos to go to see Menelaos. "Master Charioteer".
Suitor who willingly let Telemakhos (through Athena/Mentor) a ship. Is the one who tells Antinoos that Telemakhos is gone.
Tekemakhos's father. The main character in the Odyssey. King of Ithaka. Foil to Agamemnon. "Polytropos"
Agamemnon's son. Avenges his death by killing Clytemnestra and her lover. Foil to Telemakhos.
Odysseus's wife. "Wise". Foil to Clytemnestra and Helen.
God of the Sea. Kills Aias/ Ajax.
Ancient of the Sea. All knowing, must help Menlaos.
Son of Odysseus. Foil to Orestes. "clear headed, clear eyed"
God of the Sky. Head god, gives Athena permission to help Telemakhos.