Hero who is strong, smart and courageous
Odysseus' faithful wife
Odysseus' and Penelope's son
commander of the Greek forces against Troy
King of Phaecians
King of the gods
father of Athena
Goddess of wisdom
helps Odysseus often while in disguise
One Eye Monster Cyclops
Son of Poseidon
God of the sea
father of Polyphemus
Master of the winds
Helps Odysseus get within viewing distance of Ithica
goddess-enchantress who turns some of Odysseus' men into swine (pigs)
holds Odysseus captive for 9 years
three dangerous bird-women
lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island
Scyllla is the monster who lives the rocks next Charybdisbdis
Monster of the gray rock)
Charybdis a whirlpool that sucks down everything around and then vomits it back up.
The Nine Muses of the Greek Mythology were/are symbols of inspiration and artistic creation.
Homer asks the Muses both in the Iliad and Odyssey to help him tell the story in the most proper way.
Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyn
A huge, hollow wooden horse constructed by the Greeks to gain entrance into Troy during the Trojan War.
made hollow so that the Greeks could hide inside.