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Odyssey 20 Characters

Ms. Anthony's Test Books 1-12
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Aegisthus
had affair with Clymenestra, wife of Agamemnon
Agamemnon
Greek king; killed by wife; brother of Menalaus
Alcinous
King of Phaeacia; gave Odysseus ship
Athena
daughter of Zeus; goddess of wisdom and war
Calyspo
sea nymph rescues Odysseus and for him to be her husband
Charybdis
whirlpool monster; swallows the sea and everything in in its path 3x a day and vomits it
Circe
bewitching queen of Aeaea; nymph with the lovely braids
Clymenestra
wife of Agamemnon; killed him
Elpenor
drunken crewmember fell off Circe's roof and died
Hermes
messenger for gods; god of medicine; giant killer
Menalaus
King of Sparta; red hair; last Achean to return from Trojan War; Proteus told Odysseus is alive
Nausicaa
daughter of generous King Alcinous; Princess of Phaeacia; gave Odysseus clothes and advised to see her father
Nestor
King of Pylos
Odysseus
Achaean King; King of Ithica; angered gods and is trying to get home
Penelope
wife of Odysseus
Polyphemus
Cyclops Odysseus blinds; son of Poseidon
Poseidon
god of the sea; earth shaker; brother of Zeus and Hades
Scylla
6-headed; fanged; 12-legged monster; eats 6 of Odysseus' crew
Telemachus
son of Odysseus
Zeus
ruler of gods