Odysseus offers wine to this cruel monster as part of an escape plan.
The intoxicating fruit of this plant cause the men to lose all desire for home.
Penelope and Telemachus complain that these men have slaughtered their livestock and drank their wine.
When ships pass this monster, she swallows one sailor for each of her heads.
Despite Odysseus's orders, his men feast on this on Thrinacia, ultimately bringing about their own deaths.
The cattle of the Sun
This goddess disguises herself as Mentor, a young girl, and a shepherd among others throughout the epic.
He sees through Odysseus's beggar disguise, and then dies.
This is the name Odysseus uses upon introducing himself to Polyphemus.
Eurycleia recognizes Odysseus when she sees this while washing his feet.
a scar on his leg
Hermes's moly protects Odysseus from being turned into this creature by Circe.
Odysseus spends seven years with this beautiful nymph.
After leaving this place of battle, the winds swept Odysseus off course to the city of the Cicones.
Odysseus saves his ship from the detour of these temptresses by plugging his men's ears with beeswax and having himself tied to the mast.
Within sight of Ithaca, Odysseus's men force a detour by opening Aeolus's bag containing this.
Circe directs Odysseus to Hades, and tells him he must speak to this prophet to learn how to get home.
At the beginning of the epic, Telemachus is approximately this old.
The reunion of Odysseus and Telemachus takes place in the home of this faithful swineherd.
Odysseus proves his identity to Penelope by knowing the secret behind this piece of furniture.
This suitor was the first to die.
Penelope's archery contest to find a new husband requires the men to fire arrows through this many axes.
This symbol for track and fieldalludes to this fleet-footed god.
Choosing between two undesirable alternatives is sometimes referred to as being stuck between these two monsters.
Scylla and Charybdis
an appeal that is hard to resist but that, if heeded, will lead to a bad result.
a place to study arts inspired by the muses
a lazy or slothful person is sometimes called this