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Mrs. Miller- Character Matching Complete From Test and Quizzes

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Eidothea
Proteus' daughter, who tells Menelaus how to trap her father
Ipthime
Athena assumes her form to enter P's dream and reassure her about T's safety
Phaecians
descendants of Poseidon whose men are sailors and women are weavers of reknown
Penelope
A match for her mate, she delays her decision by weaving and unweaving a shroud
Tiresias
Theban seer who tells Odysseus how to reconcile with Poseidon
Achilles
His shade asks O how his son, groom to the daughter of Helen and Menelaus, performed in the Trojan War once he himself had died
Nestor
Oldest of Warriors, he recognizes T's patron as a god or goddess and sacrifices a heifer in honor to that divine spirit
Scylla
an immortal with six heads and twelve arms that inhabits the side of a mountain
Psistratus
accompanies T on his journey from Pylos to Sparta and back again
Eurymachus
one of the two ringleaders of the suitors
Clytemnestra
Her treachery gives wives the stigma of disloyalty: "the time for trusting women's gone forever."
Anticleia
Odysseus' mother, who dies of grieving her son's long absence
Mentor
O asked him to watch over his house hold while he went off to wage war
Circe
Initially hostile, she hosts O and his men for a year before helping them on their way
Demodocus
blind bard who sings of Ares' and Aphrodite's cupidity
Ajax (Lesser)
Rescued from rough seas, he yells his victory over the gods, which prompts poseidon to send him to a watery grave
Aeolus
King of winds, he entertains O for a month the first time but spurns him the second
Nausicaa
she of the white arms
Artemis
Her arrow strike down women whose deaths cannot be easily explained by illness
Laestrygonians
They share herculean strength and stature as well as cannibalism with another people called the Cyclops
Ino
her immortal scarf saves O from drowning during a storm at sea
Mentes
A family friend who visits T and begins the work of galvanizing the young daydreamer
Charybdis
This whirlpool sits opposite another monster in the straits of Messina
Laodamas
this princely athelete asks O to join their games
Phemius
O's own gifted bard
Cicones
Maron is their priest to Apollo, and he gives O special wine that comes in handy
Proteus
He not only shifts shapes, but he can also see the future
Eurycleia
Originally worth 20 oxen, this nurse is a loyal member of O's household
Polyphemus
his prayer to poseidon becomes a formula uttered by tiresias in Hades
Antiphates
this king rivals polyphemus in his savagery
Arete
Her superb weaving and her sense of justice make her a lovely queen
Antinous
one of the two ringleaders of the suitors
Calypso
Her efforts to make O. immortal and her husband cannot hold him
Cyclopses
They do not practice agriculture or shipbuilding; they are savages
Apollo
His arrows account for the deaths of men not noticeably sick
Athena
the gray eyed goddess
Agamemnon
O sees him in Hades, and this shade has valuable advice: arrive on Ithaca in secret
Elpenor
The youngest member of O's crew, he falls off Circe's roof after a night of drinking
Ajax (the greater)
O sees him in hades, but this shade is still too angry over losing Achilles' arms to speak
Aegisthus
He panders to a queen's lust, seducing her and eventually murdering her husband
Laertes
when his son finally reveals his identity he asks for proof
Telemachus
He leaves the door to the store room open, but he owns his own mistake
Artemis
She kills Eumaeus' nurse aboard ship
Clytemnestra
If penelope is the quintessence of fidelity, she is the epitome of treachery
Eurymachus
Athena tells T. that penelope is going to wed him so T. wil leave Sparta for home
Leodes
He begs Odysseus for mercy, but O decapitates him
Zeus
His "reeking bolt" can be considered a manifestation of deus ex machina
penelope
she asks the beggar to interpret a dream she has just had
Arnaeus/Irus
Odysseus wins a sausage for besting him
melantho
one of the 12 disloyal maids
Aethon
The beggar tells Penelope that is his name
Eurynome
one of the 38 loyal maids
Theoclymenus
The suitors' uncontrolled laughter inspires a vision of doom he interprets
Amphinomus
Odysseus tries to warn him, but Athena binds him to the great hall
Melanthius
he loses his nose, ears, hands, feet and private parts
Idomeneus
he figures prominently in Odysseus' stories about Crete
Eumaeus
kidnapped, he joins Laertes' household and is rased with Ctimene
Mentor
The Driver of Armies take his form and delivers rousing words
Medon
Telemachus tells Odysseus to spare him
Philoteus
The last of the "Fab Four" to join
Melanthius
disloyal goatherd who kicks Odysseus in the hip
Antinous
Eurymachus blames all the trouble on him who is deaad
Ctesippus
the cowherd gives him a spear as a guest-gift
Eumaeus
loyal swineherd wo delivers bow into Odysseus' hands
Philoteus
loyal cowherd who locks the outer gate to prevent suitors' escape
Eurycleia
she recognizes Odysseus' scar when bathing his feet
Aethon
one of odysseus' fake identities
Amphinomus
He dreads killing a royal, preferring to consult the gods
Iphitus
A fellow traveler to Messenia who gives Odysseus his bow
Melantho
probably the maid who tells the suitors about Penelope's weaving ruse
Athena
she assumes the form of Mentor from the slaughter onward
Phemius
telemachus tells Odysseus to spare him
Ctimene
Eumaeus is raised with her by Anticleia almost as a brother
Theoclymenus
he leaves the great hall after the suitors mock his premonition
Agamemnon
when he hears how the suitors die, he celebrates loyal penelope
Autolycus
maternal grandfather, a thief, names Odysseus
Laertes
he goes on a hunger strike when he learns of Telemachus' journey
Arnaeus
The suitors call him Irus because he runs errands for them. (Irus is the messenger of the Gods)
Leodes
The suitors priest and prophet who bites the dust
Agelaus
once Antinous and Eurymachus fall, he becomes the leader.