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The Odyssey Character List & Featured Places

character list of Homer's: The Odyssey.
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Poseidon
god of sea
Eurycleia
nurse
Athena
goddess of wisdom
Hermes
messenger of the gods
Laertes
father of odysseus
Zues
ruler of the gods
Polyphemus
one eyed cyclops
Circe
sorceress; turns crew into pigs
Eumaeus
swineherd
Nausicaa
found naked on the shore on Phaecia
Helen
cause of trojan war
Penelope
wife of odysseus
Telemachus
son of odysseus
Teiresias
blind seer
Mentor
athena in disguise
Antinous
penelope's suitor
Ithica
odysseus' home town
Calypso
sea nymph who holds odysseus captive for 7 years
Troy
besieged by the greek
Hades
underground for spirits
Scylla
six headed monster
Charybdis
deadly whirlpool