The Iliad (who wrote it and what was it essentially about)
was written by Homer and was about the siege of Troy
was written by Homer and was about Odysseus' 10 year struggle to get home
was written by Virgil and was about Aeneas founding Rome
Athena and Poseidon's allegiance was a cause of
Lesser Ajax's "rape" of Cassandra and the Greeks failing to give sacrifices to Poseidon
What happened to Lesser Ajax when he was trying to achieve nostos?
He drowned because of his hubris
What happened to Agamemnon when he reached nostos?
Aegisthus had plotted his death with Clytemnestra and killed him when he got home (ruthless nostos)
What does Penelope do to stall the suitors?
She weaves and unweaves the death shroud of Odysseus' deceased father, Laertes
The princess (ultimate bachelorette) who shows Odysseus hospitality and takes him to her father (King Alcinous)
Husband of Helen, king of Sparta, and brother to Agamemnon
the god of the sea who always tells the truth
Daughter of Proteus who tells Odysseus how to leave the island of Pharos
the Cyclops who was blinded by "Nobody" and the son of Poseidon
the king who gives Odysseus the bag of wind
King of Troy, slayed by Pyyrus ;(
Achilles best friend
slayer of Hector, weak spot is his heel
referred to as "honorable," founder of Rome
liar who convinces the Trojans to bring the horse inside the walls
wife of Odysseus (my personal FAVORITE)
Priam's son who was slayed in front of his father by Pyyrus
slayer of Achillies, son of Priam, judgment caused the Trojan war
witch who turns people into pigs, "interacts" with Odysseus
prophet who lives in the underworld (Odysseus is instructed to ask him about his future)
Ajax died because he... (DIFFERENT FROM LESSER AJAX!!!!)
was furious that he did not get voted for and wanted to kill Menelaus and Agamemnon, so Athena cursed him with rage and he killed all of the cattle thinking that they were the Greek army and then noticed what he had done and killed himself.