The Odyssey Chapters 13-15
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What does Alkinoos promise Odysseus?
Every Phaiakian man will give him wealth
Where do the Phaiakian's leave the sleeping Odysseus and his wealth?
The shore of Ithaka
What does Poseidon do to the Phaiakian's ship?
He turns it to stone
Which god puts a grey mist over Odysseus as he sleeps?
What does Athena disguise herself as when she approaches Odysseus?
What does Odysseus claim to be when he sees the disguised Athena?
A Cretian veteran of the Trojan War on the run from pirates
Where does Athena go after disguising Odysseus as a beggar?
Why does Athena go to Sparta?
To call Telemachos home
Who helps Odysseus at the swineherd?
Who does Odysseus tell Eumaios he is?
A commoner from Crete
What does Odysseus want from Eumaios?
Who does Athena falsely tell Telemachos is going to marry Penelope?
Why does Athena tell Telemachos to go Eumaios first when he returns home?
The suitors want to kill him
What does Helen give Telemachos as he's leaving?
A dress for his future wife
What sign does Zeus send Telemachos?
An eagle carrying a dead goose
Where did Eumaios grow up?
In Laertes' house
What is the sign Zeus sends?
A hawk carrying a dead dove
How does Theoklymenos interpret the sign?
Odysseus' family will rule Ithaka forever
Old swineherd and friend of Odysseus
What does Athena do to Odysseus' appearance after he arrives back on Ithaca?
She changes him into a beggar so he can go unrecognized.
Which god hates Odysseus?
Poseidon, because he blinded Polyphemus.
The goddess who helps Odysseus, and she loves him for his cleverness and sharp mind.
After Odysseus finishes telling King Alcinous his story, he finally goes home to Ithaca. How does he get there?
King Alcinous' men row him home.
How and why does Athena disguise Odysseus?
Athena disguises him as an old, homeless man so he can surprise the suitors at his house.
Why does Athena want Odysseus to visit his old swineherd, Eumaeus?
Athena wants Odysseus to visit Eumaeus to find out what's happening in Odysseus' house, and so Odysseus can see his son, Telemachus.
What three things does Athena tell Telemachus?
1. Go home. (Telemachus had been traveling around, searching for news about his father.)
2. The suitors are planning to kill him.
3. He should stay with Eumaeus for the night.
Odysseus's home and kingdom
One of the things that the Greeks regarded as most offensive to the gods was to
Odysseus and Penelopes' son
The person Odysseus meets first when he returns to Ithaca; it is really Athena.
Turns the Phaeacians' ship into a rock as it is returning to Scheria.
Offers sacrifices to Poseidon so he will not bury Scheria under a mountain according to an old prophecy.
Kidnapped Eumaeus; he was sold as a slave after her death.
Famous sailors and traders who Odysseus claimed had helped him.