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Places in Homer's Odyssey
Aeaea
Pylos
Phaeacia
Erebus
the home of Circe
King Nestor's kingdom
Nausicaa's homeland; where Odysseus tells his story
the land of the dead
Aeaea
the home of Circe
Pylos
King Nestor's kingdom
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Book 12 Homer's Odyssey
Elpenor
Siren
Beeswax
Scylla
A crewman who was killed by falling off a roof - his soul dem…
A beautiful woman-bird hybrid who sang with others to lure sa…
Odysseus stuffs his crew's ears with these to avoid listening…
Six headed beast that devours sailors, she has a triple row o…
Elpenor
A crewman who was killed by falling off a roof - his soul dem…
Siren
A beautiful woman-bird hybrid who sang with others to lure sa…
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Characters in Homer's Odyssey
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Amphinomus
Antinous
King and leader of the Greek forces
King of the Phaecians
one of the suitors who is kind to the old beggar
Leader among the suitors
Agamemnon
King and leader of the Greek forces
Alcinous
King of the Phaecians
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Homer's Odyssey Vocabulary
contemporary
embody
epics
vast
modern
include or embrace
long narrative poems
huge
contemporary
modern
embody
include or embrace
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Book 12 Homer's Odyssey 2016
Elpenor
Siren
Beeswax
Scylla
A crewman who was killed by falling off a roof - his soul dem…
A beautiful woman-bird hybrid who sang with others to lure sa…
Odysseus stuffs his crew's ears with this to avoid listening…
Six headed beast that devours sailors, she has a triple row o…
Elpenor
A crewman who was killed by falling off a roof - his soul dem…
Siren
A beautiful woman-bird hybrid who sang with others to lure sa…
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Book 5 of Homer's Odyssey 2016
Zeus
Athene
Hermes
Calypso
God who first imprisons Odysseus, then orders his release
Goddess who argues that Odysseus should be free
The messenger who goes to free Odysseus
A nymph who has imprisoned Odysseus
Zeus
God who first imprisons Odysseus, then orders his release
Athene
Goddess who argues that Odysseus should be free
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Book 7 of Homer's Odyssey 2016
Mist
Girl
Grandson
Libations
Athene appears as one to disguise Odysseus
A disguise used by Athene
Alcinous was related to Poseidon
Liquid sacrifices to the gods - usually expensive wine
Mist
Athene appears as one to disguise Odysseus
Girl
A disguise used by Athene
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Book 6 of Homer's Odyssey 2016
Phaeacians
Cyclopes
Alcinous
Athene
The people who live in a land favoured by the gods
One eyed race who neighboured Scherie
The king of Phaeacia and father of Nausicaa
She pretended to be Dymas' daughter and persuaded Nausicaa to…
Phaeacians
The people who live in a land favoured by the gods
Cyclopes
One eyed race who neighboured Scherie
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Book 9 of Homer's Odyssey 2016
Troy
Ismarus
Cythere
Lotus
Odysseus describes the city's fall after the wooden horse has…
Odysseus sacks this city and take the women as plunder - are…
Venus' island where the drugged captives while away the time…
A plant that makes you forget and gives pleasure
Troy
Odysseus describes the city's fall after the wooden horse has…
Ismarus
Odysseus sacks this city and take the women as plunder - are…
25 terms
Homer's Odyssey
hubris
pathos
protracted
defer
excessive pride; arrogance
a feeling of sympathy; a quality that arouses pity or tendern…
drawn out; lengthy; extended or prolonged excessively
postpone, hold back to a later time
hubris
excessive pride; arrogance
pathos
a feeling of sympathy; a quality that arouses pity or tendern…
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Homer's 'Odyssey'
Aeaea
Aeolus
Calypso
Characterisation
The island where Circe lives
The god of the winds, who lives on Aeolia
A nymph who lives on Ogygia
How a character is portrayed through description of them by t…
Aeaea
The island where Circe lives
Aeolus
The god of the winds, who lives on Aeolia
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Homer's Odyssey
Epic
Invocation
Imagery
Foreshadowing
A long narrative poem about adventures of a legendary hero.
A prayer given at the beginning of a service, an action, or e…
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
a warning or indication of (a future event).
Epic
A long narrative poem about adventures of a legendary hero.
Invocation
A prayer given at the beginning of a service, an action, or e…
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People in Homer's Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Anticleia
King of Ithaca, hero of 10 year long Trojan War, forced to wa…
Faithful wife of Odysseus, mother of Telemachus.
Son of Odysseus and Penelope and developing leader.
Odysseus's mother who dies while he is away.
Odysseus
King of Ithaca, hero of 10 year long Trojan War, forced to wa…
Penelope
Faithful wife of Odysseus, mother of Telemachus.
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Homer's THE ODYSSEY
Aeolus
Athena
Hades
Helios
Greek God of the Winds and Air
Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
God of the Dead and Riches and King of the Underworld
God of the Sun and also known as Sol
Aeolus
Greek God of the Winds and Air
Athena
Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
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Book 5 of Homer's Odyssey 2015
Zeus
Athene
Hermes
Calypso
God who first imprisons Odysseus, then orders his release
Goddess who argues that Odysseus should be free
The messenger who goes to free Odysseus
A nymph who has imprisoned Odysseus
Zeus
God who first imprisons Odysseus, then orders his release
Athene
Goddess who argues that Odysseus should be free
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Homer's The Odyssey
Epic Hero Characteristics
Epic Poem Characteristics
Athena
Telemachus
One, braver and stronger than the average person. Two, fights…
One, long narrative poem. Two, theme given in first lines. Th…
goddess of wisdom
the son of Odysseus and Penelope; means "far from battle"
Epic Hero Characteristics
One, braver and stronger than the average person. Two, fights…
Epic Poem Characteristics
One, long narrative poem. Two, theme given in first lines. Th…
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Homer's Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
Archetypes
Epithet
long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition,…
The main character in an epic poem--typically one who embodie…
a very typical example of a certain person or thing.
an adjective or descriptive phrase expressing a quality chara…
Epic
long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition,…
Epic Hero
The main character in an epic poem--typically one who embodie…
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Homer's Odyssey Vocab
Adversity
Formidable
Ravage
Profusion
Hardship; great misfortune
Awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; strikingly impressive
Destroy violently; ruin
Large; supply; abundance
Adversity
Hardship; great misfortune
Formidable
Awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; strikingly impressive
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Homer's Odyssey
Muses
Zeus
Helios
Hermes
Greek goddesses of inspiration in literature, science, and sc…
God of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods
Titan son of Hyperion and Thea, was the personification of th…
Greek god of commerce, messenger
Muses
Greek goddesses of inspiration in literature, science, and sc…
Zeus
God of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods
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Homer's THE ODYSSEY
Aeolus
Athena
Hades
Helios
Greek God of the Winds and Air
Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
God of the Dead and Riches and King of the Underworld
God of the Sun and also known as Sol
Aeolus
Greek God of the Winds and Air
Athena
Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
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Homer's The Odyssey
Helios
Muses
Poseidon
Zeus
God of sun and the guardian of the sun
Goddess of Music, Song and Dance
God of the sea and protector of aquatic creatures
God of the Sky and Olympic Gods
Helios
God of sun and the guardian of the sun
Muses
Goddess of Music, Song and Dance
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Homer's Odyssey Characters
Antinoos
Athena
Calypso
Eurycleia
Wanted to murder Telemachus and waited for him in the ocean -…
Daughter of Zeus - helps Odysseus an Telemachus a bunch
Goddess who kidnapped Odysseus
The only maid who knew where Telemachus was going
Antinoos
Wanted to murder Telemachus and waited for him in the ocean -…
Athena
Daughter of Zeus - helps Odysseus an Telemachus a bunch
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Homer's Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Laertes
King of Ithaca, hero of the Odyssey, the master of strategems.
Wife of Odysseus
Son of Odysseus
Father of Odysseus
Odysseus
King of Ithaca, hero of the Odyssey, the master of strategems.
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus
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Homer's Odyssey Book 6
Who was the daughter of King Alcinous
Who did Athene take form of in Nausica…
What thoughts did Athene put in to her…
Who does she ask to wash clothes
White-armed Nausicaa
Dymas Nausicaa's friend
Washing clothes and getting married
Her father
Who was the daughter of King Alcinous
White-armed Nausicaa
Who did Athene take form of in Nausica…
Dymas Nausicaa's friend
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Homer's The Odyssey Vocabulary
formidable
surpass
profusion
cordial
awe-inspiring in excellence; strikingly impressive; difficult…
to go beyond what is expected or hoped for, usually by being…
large supply, abundance
friendly and affectionate
formidable
awe-inspiring in excellence; strikingly impressive; difficult…
surpass
to go beyond what is expected or hoped for, usually by being…
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Homer's Odyssey Book 5
Who sent Hermes to tell Calypso to set…
Where does Calypso live
What does Calypso offer Hermes
Who does Odysseus really love
Zeus
Ogygia
Xenia and ambrosia
Penelope (his wife)
Who sent Hermes to tell Calypso to set…
Zeus
Where does Calypso live
Ogygia
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Homer's Odyssey
Homer's Odyssey
First word of Homer's Odyssey poem?
Book 1: Oddyssey
Books 1-2:
- Homer (ca. 800 BC)... - Odyssey ('story of Odysseus'):... - Epi…
andra ('the man')... - This 'man' is said to be polutropos: 'muc…
When poem opens, where is Odysseus?... - Trapped on island with…
Constant references to the murder of Agamemnon..and revegnge…
Homer's Odyssey
- Homer (ca. 800 BC)... - Odyssey ('story of Odysseus'):... - Epi…
First word of Homer's Odyssey poem?
andra ('the man')... - This 'man' is said to be polutropos: 'muc…
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Terms for Homer's Odyssey
Homer
Homeric hero
Epic
Invocation of the Muse & In Medias Res
real person. Only wrote 2 epics. Didn't write epics himself a…
Flawed hero that isn't perfect
Extended narrative poem depicting a hero. Hero conveys values…
Every epic begins with the author calling the Muse for permis…
Homer
real person. Only wrote 2 epics. Didn't write epics himself a…
Homeric hero
Flawed hero that isn't perfect
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Homer's the Odyssey
Aeilus
Athena
hades
helios
primordial god of air
wisdom
king of the underworld
god of sun
Aeilus
primordial god of air
Athena
wisdom
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Homer's Odyssey Characters
Achilles
Aegisthus
Aeolus
Agamemnon
son of Peleus and Thetis, grandson of Aeacus, and commander o…
son of Thyestes, seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agam…
master of the winds, gives the bag of winds to Odysseus
king of Mycenae, son of Atreus, husband of Clytemnestra, murd…
Achilles
son of Peleus and Thetis, grandson of Aeacus, and commander o…
Aegisthus
son of Thyestes, seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agam…
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Homer's Odyssey Characters
Antinoos
Athene
Calypso
Eurycleia
Wanted to murder Telemachus and waited for him in the ocean -…
Daughter of Zeus - helps Odysseus an Telemachus a bunch
Goddess who kidnapped Odysseus
The only maid who knew where Telemachus was going
Antinoos
Wanted to murder Telemachus and waited for him in the ocean -…
Athene
Daughter of Zeus - helps Odysseus an Telemachus a bunch
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Homer's Odyssey
Odyssey
About 1000 B.C.
All of our lives
10 years
a long voyage with many changes of fortune
When was the Odyssey written
What is the Odyssey an allegory for?
How long is the Odyssey
Odyssey
a long voyage with many changes of fortune
About 1000 B.C.
When was the Odyssey written
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Homer's Odyssey Characters
Antinoos
Athena
Calypso
Eurycleia
Wanted to murder Telemachus and waited for him in the ocean -…
Daughter of Zeus - helps Odysseus an Telemachus a bunch
Goddess who kidnapped Odysseus
The only maid who knew where Telemachus was going
Antinoos
Wanted to murder Telemachus and waited for him in the ocean -…
Athena
Daughter of Zeus - helps Odysseus an Telemachus a bunch
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Homer's Odyssey -- Vocabulary
Plundered
Plundered
Dispatch
Assuage
Verb; took goods by force
Verb; looted
Verb; finished quickly
Verb; calm
Plundered
Verb; took goods by force
Plundered
Verb; looted
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Homer's The Odyssey Terms
Oral Tradition
Epic
the hero
the setting
The transmission of material from person to person and from g…
a long narrative poem told in an elevated style; presents cha…
a figure of imposing stature, of national or international im…
vast in scope, covering great nations, the world, or the univ…
Oral Tradition
The transmission of material from person to person and from g…
Epic
a long narrative poem told in an elevated style; presents cha…
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Homer's Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
Archetypes
Epithet
noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually ce…
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
the original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe a…
Epic
noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually ce…
Epic Hero
a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for grea…
25 terms
Homer's Odyssey vocabulary
Adversity
Formidable
Ravage
Profusion
Hardship; great misfortune
All inspiring by reason of excellence;strikingly impressive
To destroy violently; to ruin
A large supply; an abundance
Adversity
Hardship; great misfortune
Formidable
All inspiring by reason of excellence;strikingly impressive
65 terms
Homer's the Odyssey Vocab
ambrosial
Pieria
Fresh brand
Illion
nectar and ambrosia are the drink and the food that kept the…
place in the central Greece not far from Olympus; a favorite…
Burning Stick
Another name for Troy
ambrosial
nectar and ambrosia are the drink and the food that kept the…
Pieria
place in the central Greece not far from Olympus; a favorite…
34 terms
Homer's Odyssey
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Athena
God of the sky & weather, Ruler of the Olympian Gods
Goddess of marriage and the home; Zeus's sister & wife
God of the sea; Zeus's brother
Goddess of wisdom & of war; daughter of Zeus
Zeus
God of the sky & weather, Ruler of the Olympian Gods
Hera
Goddess of marriage and the home; Zeus's sister & wife
23 terms
Homer's Odyssey
What are the three main things a hero…
Where is Odysseus' physical strength s…
Where is Odysseus' thirst for glory sh…
Where is Odysseus' revengefulness shown
royal, wealthy, have warrior skill
book 5 single handily cuts down trees to make a raft, book 21…
Book 9 reveals his identity after killing the cyclops
Book 9 blinds the cyclops after he has eaten his men and stea…
What are the three main things a hero…
royal, wealthy, have warrior skill
Where is Odysseus' physical strength s…
book 5 single handily cuts down trees to make a raft, book 21…
19 terms
Homer's The Odyssey
Adversity
formidable
ravage
profusion
hardship, great misfortune
awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; strikingly impressive
destroy violently; ruin
large supply; abundance
Adversity
hardship, great misfortune
formidable
awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; strikingly impressive
24 terms
Odyssey- Homer's World
Iliad
Odyssey
A narrative poem about a hero's journe…
Homer
story of Trojan War
10 yr journey home
what is an epic
Who wrote the Iliad and Odyssey
Iliad
story of Trojan War
Odyssey
10 yr journey home
34 terms
Homer's Odyssey
Remembering the homeland/ mission
The code of hospitality
Civilization vs savagery
Loyalty to the leader
Theme 1 of The Odyssey
Theme 2 of The Odyssey
Theme 3 of The Odyssey
Theme 4 of The Odyssey
Remembering the homeland/ mission
Theme 1 of The Odyssey
The code of hospitality
Theme 2 of The Odyssey
20 terms
Homer's Odyssey
Nostos
Algos
Odyssey
Xenia
Return
Pain
Journey of self discovery... - Lost everything because he is tra…
Hospitality; what runs the Homeric world and without it there…
Nostos
Return
Algos
Pain
Homer's Odyssey Vocabulary
Plundered
Dispatched
Assuage
Bereft
Verb: took goods by force; looted ... The fierce pirates capture…
Verb: finished quickly ... Remarkably, she dispatched the assign…
Verb: calm, pacify.... Gentle words may assuage their anger.
Adjective: deprived ... Bereft of sleep- she struggled to stay a…
Plundered
Verb: took goods by force; looted ... The fierce pirates capture…
Dispatched
Verb: finished quickly ... Remarkably, she dispatched the assign…
49 terms
Homer's Odyssey
Achilles (in Hades)
Agamemnon
Aias (Ajax in Hades)
Aigisthos
When Odysseus and his men go down to the underworld to speak…
Menelaus's brother. His story is repeated several throughout…
Fought in the Trojan war, 2nd best soldier, Killed himself af…
dude who slept with Klytaimnestra behind agamemnon's back. Co…
Achilles (in Hades)
When Odysseus and his men go down to the underworld to speak…
Agamemnon
Menelaus's brother. His story is repeated several throughout…
57 terms
Homer's Odyssey
Hyperion
Calypso
Orestes
Polyphemus
The sun god; a Titan sometimes referred to as Helios
Daughter of Atlas; nymph on the island of Ogygia
son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; killed Aegisthus and his m…
King of the Cyclopes; son of Poseidon and Thooosa; blinded by…
Hyperion
The sun god; a Titan sometimes referred to as Helios
Calypso
Daughter of Atlas; nymph on the island of Ogygia
34 terms
Homer's Odyssey
Helios
The island where Helios raised his cat…
Zeus
Telemachus
The sun god
Thrinacia
the ruler of the greek gods and goddesses; father to Athena a…
Odysseus' son
Helios
The sun god
The island where Helios raised his cat…
Thrinacia
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Homer's Odyssey Book 7
How does Athene make Odysseus invisible
What does Odysseus sit in when he is t…
Who are white armed
How many maids do Nausicaa and her fam…
A magic Fog
He sits in ashes
Arete and Nausicaa
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How does Athene make Odysseus invisible
A magic Fog
What does Odysseus sit in when he is t…
He sits in ashes
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Homer's Odyssey - Part 1
Why are Odysseus' men vulnerable when…
What happens to the men who eat the Lo…
When the Cyclops asks about his ship,…
Why does Odysseus refrain from killing…
The men, after such a great victory, raided the enemy wine ce…
They become addicted and want constantly more, giving their l…
Odysseus tells the Cyclops that their ship was destroyed as t…
He knows that the Cyclops' door is a huge stone that he rolls…
Why are Odysseus' men vulnerable when…
The men, after such a great victory, raided the enemy wine ce…
What happens to the men who eat the Lo…
They become addicted and want constantly more, giving their l…
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