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13 terms
English-The Odyssey
Troy
cicones
lotus eaters
cyclops
The Greeks fought the Trojans for 10 years. Greeks won when…
sided with Troy durning Trojan war
they loose the desire to go home.
traps them and eats the men.
Troy
The Greeks fought the Trojans for 10 years. Greeks won when…
cicones
sided with Troy durning Trojan war
10 terms
English The Odyssey
Ardor
Assuage
Bereft
Contrive
great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion... Syn. fervency, spiri…
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate... Syn. a…
a simple past tense and past participle of bereave.... Syn. begg…
to plan with ingenuity; devise; invent... Syn. create handle... Ant…
Ardor
great warmth of feeling; fervor; passion... Syn. fervency, spiri…
Assuage
to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate... Syn. a…
61 terms
English / The Odyssey
True
He hangs from a tree until she spits h…
Sleeping
They stop their ears with beeswax.
The sirens all sang and played the flute and lyre.
How does Odysseus escape Charybdis the second time?
What is Odysseus doing when the men slaughter the cattle?
How does Odysseus's crew keep from succumbing to the sirens?
True
The sirens all sang and played the flute and lyre.
He hangs from a tree until she spits h…
How does Odysseus escape Charybdis the second time?
42 terms
English The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemacus
Circe
Main character of the story-the protagonist. Fought among man…
Wise, loyal, cautious, patient, wife of Odyssues, daugher of…
Odyssues' son who is just growing up and trying to prove hims…
Circe drugs Odysseus men, turning them into pigs, Odysseus is…
Odysseus
Main character of the story-the protagonist. Fought among man…
Penelope
Wise, loyal, cautious, patient, wife of Odyssues, daugher of…
20 terms
English odyssey
beguiling
chide
contender
disconsolate
charming, pleasing
to scold mildly
a fighter
extremely sad
beguiling
charming, pleasing
chide
to scold mildly
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Odyssey terms -- English 9
aegis
archetype
arete
covenant
a shield or breastplate with a majestic symbol (this shield i…
a prototype, perfect example, or original model of a characte…
excellence; good character; the qualities demonstrated in rea…
a formal, solemn, and binding agreement (often religious in n…
aegis
a shield or breastplate with a majestic symbol (this shield i…
archetype
a prototype, perfect example, or original model of a characte…
29 terms
English Odyssey
Beguile
Herald
Lament
Insolent
To charm, to divert attention pleasantly from
An official messenger
A passionate experience of grief
Rude and insulting in an arrogant way
Beguile
To charm, to divert attention pleasantly from
Herald
An official messenger
24 terms
English- Odyssey
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Polyphemus
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Hw fought among the other Gre…
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy,He is a…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. She spends her day…
One of the Cyclopes (uncivilized one-eyed giants) whose islan…
Odysseus
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Hw fought among the other Gre…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy,He is a…
21 terms
English: The Odyssey
Orestes
Homer
Odysseus
Telemachus
Son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. Killed his wife and her lo…
Author of the Odyssey. Possibly fake, and the story was piece…
The hero of The Odyssey, Odysseus leads his men back home to…
The son of Odysseus. Sets out on a mission to find him, but e…
Orestes
Son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon. Killed his wife and her lo…
Homer
Author of the Odyssey. Possibly fake, and the story was piece…
52 terms
English - The Odyssey
Odysseus
Agamemnon
Eumaeus
Penelope
...
...
...
...
Odysseus
...
Agamemnon
...
20 terms
English Odyssey
affront
beguile
callous
charlatan
to offend or disrespect
to charm or amuse
being insensitive or unsympathetic
someone who pretends to have more knowledge than they really do
affront
to offend or disrespect
beguile
to charm or amuse
62 terms
English Odyssey
helios
Poseidon
Telemachus
hephaestus
lord of the sun
god of seas
Odysseus' son
lame blacksmith
helios
lord of the sun
Poseidon
god of seas
24 terms
English The Odyssey
plunder
lustrous
seething
harangue
to steal goods from a person or place typically using force
having a strong physical attraction
filled with intense but unexpressed anger
forceful or angry speech
plunder
to steal goods from a person or place typically using force
lustrous
having a strong physical attraction
20 terms
english odyssey
dismal
valiant
ambrosia
nectar
depressing
brave
food of the gods
drink of the gods
dismal
depressing
valiant
brave
8 terms
English Odyssey
Ruses
Desieved
Wiliest
Reverly
an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
Lied to; tricked
Craftiest; slyest
Noisy partying
Ruses
an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
Desieved
Lied to; tricked
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english odyssey
shun
ardor
dwindle
tumult
to keep away from; avoid
passion; intensity of emotion; enthusiasm
to gradually lessen; diminish
commotion; uproar
shun
to keep away from; avoid
ardor
passion; intensity of emotion; enthusiasm
English odyssey
Ismarus
Lotus
Poseidon
Aeolus
Island where 72 men lost
Makes u forget about home
Polyphemus father
Doesn't help 2nd time bc she thinks they r cursed
Ismarus
Island where 72 men lost
Lotus
Makes u forget about home
14 terms
English odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Poseidon
Lost at sea, trying ti get home
Wife of Odysseus
Went to pylos
God of sea, antagonist
Odysseus
Lost at sea, trying ti get home
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus
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English Odyssey
Tiresias
Telemachus
Calypso
Hermes
Blind prophet
Odysseus' and Penelope's son
Sea goddess who loved Odysseus
Herald the messenger of the gods
Tiresias
Blind prophet
Telemachus
Odysseus' and Penelope's son
31 terms
english odyssey
bard
epithet
formulaic pattern
epic
a poet, traditionally one reciting epics and associated with…
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality chara…
...
poem that is many hundred pages long
bard
a poet, traditionally one reciting epics and associated with…
epithet
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality chara…
11 terms
English odyssey
Epic
Epic hero
Epic similes
Epithet
A long narrative poem
A larger than life who undertakes journeys and performs deeds…
Comparison between two unlike things
Is a brief descriptive phrase used to characterize a particul…
Epic
A long narrative poem
Epic hero
A larger than life who undertakes journeys and performs deeds…
30 terms
English-Odyssey
Adversary
Ponderous
Entreat
Disdain
An opponent; enemy
Heavy in a clumsy way; bulky
To ask earnestly; beg
To refuse or reject scornfully
Adversary
An opponent; enemy
Ponderous
Heavy in a clumsy way; bulky
13 terms
English odyssey
Muse is zues's daughter. The speaker a…
King of Ithaca. He is skilled, strong,…
"His shipmates own recklessness will d…
Alcinuous- who ody tells the story to
Who is muse, what does the speaker ask of him?
What is the history of the main character? What traits is he…
What hint do we get of how the story will end?
Who finds ody in scheria?
Muse is zues's daughter. The speaker a…
Who is muse, what does the speaker ask of him?
King of Ithaca. He is skilled, strong,…
What is the history of the main character? What traits is he…
36 terms
English Odyssey
Antinous, Eurymachus
Argus
Styx
Aeaea
leading and most notorious suitors; one throws a stool, the o…
Odysseus' faithful dog-involved in another test of Odysseus'…
the main river in Hades; it is the river on which the gods sw…
island home of Circe
Antinous, Eurymachus
leading and most notorious suitors; one throws a stool, the o…
Argus
Odysseus' faithful dog-involved in another test of Odysseus'…
145 terms
English: The Odyssey
Odyssey - Basic Facts
What was The Odyssey the story of?
How was The Odyssey written?
What is an epic poem?
-epic poem... -written in the late 8th or early 7th century B.C.…
Odysseus's ten year journey home
dactylic hexameter
-a long narrative poem that portrays the heroic acts of legen…
Odyssey - Basic Facts
-epic poem... -written in the late 8th or early 7th century B.C.…
What was The Odyssey the story of?
Odysseus's ten year journey home
22 terms
English I - Odyssey
Epic Poem
Epic Hero
Flashback
Personification
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's adventures; it does…
A larger-than-life character who goes on epic adventures. Thi…
A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than t…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Epic Poem
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's adventures; it does…
Epic Hero
A larger-than-life character who goes on epic adventures. Thi…
36 terms
English Odyssey
Epic Simile
Characters, Situations, and images tha…
Epic Hero
Fantastic or exotic lands, in more tha…
A simile goes on several lines and has lots of detail.
Archetypes
Superhuman, helped by the gods, idealistic to many cultures a…
Epic Setting
Epic Simile
A simile goes on several lines and has lots of detail.
Characters, Situations, and images tha…
Archetypes
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English Odyssey
Penelope
Odysseus
Telemachus
Athena
Odysseus wife
King of Ithaca and hero of the Trojan war
Odysseus and Penelope son
Daughter of Zeus and goddess of wisdom skills and warfare
Penelope
Odysseus wife
Odysseus
King of Ithaca and hero of the Trojan war
13 terms
English Odyssey 1-13
Abstain
Soothsayer
Tribulation
Folly
Definition: To refrain; to voluntarily do without.... Parts-----…
Definition: one who predicts the future... Parts- --------------…
Definition: affliction; oppression; misery... Parts- -----------…
Definition: Foolish act or disbelief... Parts---------------- Wo…
Abstain
Definition: To refrain; to voluntarily do without.... Parts-----…
Soothsayer
Definition: one who predicts the future... Parts- --------------…
17 terms
english - the odyssey
ismarus
ithaca
calypso and circe
zeus
where odysseus landed after leaving troy
where odysseus is from
these two goddess detained odysseus for years
odysseus and his men blame this god for the storm that is cau…
ismarus
where odysseus landed after leaving troy
ithaca
where odysseus is from
10 terms
English: The Odyssey
Adversity
Formidable
Ravage
Profusion
Hardship; great misfortune
Awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; striking impressive
Destroy violently; ruin
Large supply; abundance
Adversity
Hardship; great misfortune
Formidable
Awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; striking impressive
16 terms
English the Odyssey
epic
homer
gods or goddesses
epic hero
A long narrative poem which relates the great deeds of a larg…
The legendary poet credited with writing Iliad and the odysse…
Often play a part in epics guiding he hero or thwarting his a…
I figure a great sometimes larger than life that statuesometi…
epic
A long narrative poem which relates the great deeds of a larg…
homer
The legendary poet credited with writing Iliad and the odysse…
47 terms
English- Odyssey
Telemachus
Penelope
Mentes
Eurycleia
Odysseus's son. ... -An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, he i…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. ... -She spends her d…
The goddess Athena disguises herself as this character and cl…
The aged and loyal servant who nursed Odysseus and Telemachus…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son. ... -An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, he i…
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. ... -She spends her d…
27 terms
English The Odyssey
Adorn
Aloof
Avails
Candor
To decorate
Unfriendly
Is of use
Honesty
Adorn
To decorate
Aloof
Unfriendly
18 terms
English - Odyssey
epic
2 epics of Ancient Greece
both poems are by
homer was (2)
long, serious poem that tells the story of a heroic figure (l…
The Iliad and The Odyssey
homer
•supposedly blind... •from 7 different cities
epic
long, serious poem that tells the story of a heroic figure (l…
2 epics of Ancient Greece
The Iliad and The Odyssey
8 terms
The Odyssey - English
Aeolus
Calypso
Charybdis
Circe (of Aiaia)
king of the winds
nymph on an island that kept Odysseus from leaving for seven…
monster who lived in a whirlpool (with Scylla)
enchantress who changed Odysseus' sailors into animals and ke…
Aeolus
king of the winds
Calypso
nymph on an island that kept Odysseus from leaving for seven…
29 terms
English: the odyssey
Calypso
Helios/ island of thrinakia
Scylla
Eurylochus
The sweet nympth that holds odysseus captive for 7 years on h…
Son God/ has all of the cattle that Odysseus men aren't suppo…
6 headed monster that eats 6 of his men one per heard has 12…
Loyal man on odysseus's ship, doesn't go into circe's palace…
Calypso
The sweet nympth that holds odysseus captive for 7 years on h…
Helios/ island of thrinakia
Son God/ has all of the cattle that Odysseus men aren't suppo…
26 terms
English The Odyssey
1 Selfless... 2 Brave... 3 Smart... 4 Strong... 5…
Hero
Epic
1 physical impressive hero of historic…
what are 10 essential characteristics of a hero?... (Period 4 on…
a special class of aristocrats (nobility) somewhere between t…
a long narrative poem that tells of the adventures of heroes…
characteristics of an Epic
1 Selfless... 2 Brave... 3 Smart... 4 Strong... 5…
what are 10 essential characteristics of a hero?... (Period 4 on…
Hero
a special class of aristocrats (nobility) somewhere between t…
29 terms
English - The Odyssey
Chief god
Odysseus' men
Name of wounded Cyclops
Giant cannibals
Zeus
Aechaens
Polyphemus
Laestrygonians
Chief god
Zeus
Odysseus' men
Aechaens
37 terms
Odyssey 9th Grade English
Who is the author of the epic "The Ody…
What are the characteristics of an epic?
What are the characteristics of an epi…
Which gods influenced Odysseus' life?
a blinded author named Homer
vast setting involving much of the known world as well as lan…
Possesses admirable qualities (trust, respect, courage, cunni…
Athena, Zeus
Who is the author of the epic "The Ody…
a blinded author named Homer
What are the characteristics of an epic?
vast setting involving much of the known world as well as lan…
21 terms
Odyssey // English
What is Mythology?
What does mythology include?
Myths explain what 3 things?
Where does the chief source of our kno…
The study of "myths" and myths are stories about supernatural…
It includes collection of stories about a given people-- such…
1. Nature ... 2. Man... 3. Gods
Literature
What is Mythology?
The study of "myths" and myths are stories about supernatural…
What does mythology include?
It includes collection of stories about a given people-- such…
39 terms
English- The Odyssey
Tiresias
Telemachus
Odysseus
Hermes
The blind prophet in the land of the dead
Odysseus' son
King of Ithaca, famous soldiers
The messenger of god
Tiresias
The blind prophet in the land of the dead
Telemachus
Odysseus' son
22 terms
English The Odyssey
From which god are the Phaiakians desc…
How did Hephaistos become crippled?
What is a megaron?
What gifts or talents are the Phaiakia…
Poseidon
His mother threw him off Mount Olympus as a baby and he broke…
fancy living room
song, dance, shipracing, shiphandeling
From which god are the Phaiakians desc…
Poseidon
How did Hephaistos become crippled?
His mother threw him off Mount Olympus as a baby and he broke…
36 terms
English 9: Odyssey Vocabulary
Plunder
Valor
Guile
Ponderous
To take something (such as property or treasure) by force, es…
Great courage; especially in battle
Slyness; craftiness; skillful deception
Having great weight or bulk; heavy
Plunder
To take something (such as property or treasure) by force, es…
Valor
Great courage; especially in battle
English Odyssey vocabulary
formidable
guile
plunder
mutinous
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraud --- to t…
involving revolt against authority. --- to be included in an…
formidable
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
guile
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
41 terms
English: The Odyssey
Homer
Hero
The Odyssey
Before Common Era
Who wrote the Odyssey?
What type of myth is the Odyssey?
A story of Odysseus and his men trying to get back home after…
What does BCE mean?
Homer
Who wrote the Odyssey?
Hero
What type of myth is the Odyssey?
20 terms
English odyssey
What assistance does king aroulus give…
What happened on lastriygones
What did circe turn Odysseus crew into
Why did circes plan fail on odysseus
A bag of wind... It was in the wrong direction and blows the fle…
Cannibals destroy all but Odysseus ship
Swine (pigs)
He stays faithful to Penelope
What assistance does king aroulus give…
A bag of wind... It was in the wrong direction and blows the fle…
What happened on lastriygones
Cannibals destroy all but Odysseus ship
15 terms
English 9 Odyssey Vocab. 1
Formidable
Guile
Cyclops
Epic
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, p…
deceit; trickery
one-eyed giants
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
Formidable
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, p…
Guile
deceit; trickery
19 terms
English the odyssey
Athena
Calypso
Charybdis
Circe
Goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare; odysseus' protector
A sea goddess who keeps Odysseus on her island for 7 years
A dangerous whirlpool in the straits of Messina, female monster
A goddess and am enchantress
Athena
Goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare; odysseus' protector
Calypso
A sea goddess who keeps Odysseus on her island for 7 years
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