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Eumaeus

Old swineherd and friend of Odysseus

Theoclymenus

Great seer from Argos. Asks Telemachus where he's from.

Amphinomus

Only decent suitor wanting to marry Penelope

Melanthius

Goat herd, attacks and abuses odysseus, tortured in the storage room

Argos

Odysseus's dog

Arnaeus

Ithican beggar nicknamed Irus

Melantho

Sister of Melanthius and maidservant, abuses the beggar in the palace

Eurycleia

Odysseus's old nurse

Autolycos

Odysseus' maternal grandpa, names Odysseus. Odysseus visits him and goes hunting for boars and receives a scar on his foot.

Philoetius

Cowherd loyal to Odysseus

Leodes

Suitor with prophetic power, killed by Odysseus

Phemius

A bard that was saved by Telemachus when Odysseus was killing the suitors

Medon

Servant forced to serve the suitors, but is still true to Odysseus

Laertes

Odysseus' father

Eupithes

Father of Antinous, he leads the suitors' families and friends who seek revenge for the slaughter and is killed by Laertes

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