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Homer Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Agamemnon
Achilles
King of Ithaka
son of Odysseus
King of Mycenae/Meneleus' brother
Hero, son of Peleus and Thetis
Odysseus
King of Ithaka
Telemachus
son of Odysseus
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Homer Characters
Odysseus -
Telemachus-
Agamemnon-
Achilles-
King of Ithaka
son of Odysseus
King of Mycenae/Meneleus' brother
Hero, son of Peleus and Thetis
Odysseus -
King of Ithaka
Telemachus-
son of Odysseus
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The Children's Homer Characters
Odysseus*
Agamemnon*
Achilles*
Telemachus*
King of Ithaka. Husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, an…
Former king of Mycenae, brother of Menelaus, and leader of th…
Greatest Greek warrior; son of Peleus and the immortal Thetis…
Odysseus's & Penelope's son. ... An infant when Odysseus left fo…
Odysseus*
King of Ithaka. Husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, an…
Agamemnon*
Former king of Mycenae, brother of Menelaus, and leader of th…
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Homer Characters
Odysseus -
Telemachus-
Agamemnon-
Achilles-
King of Ithaka
son of Odysseus
King of Mycenae/Meneleus' brother
Hero, son of Peleus and Thetis
Odysseus -
King of Ithaka
Telemachus-
son of Odysseus
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Homer Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Agamemnon
Achilles
King of Ithaka
son of Odysseus
King of Mycenae/Meneleus' brother
Hero, son of Peleus and Thetis
Odysseus
King of Ithaka
Telemachus
son of Odysseus
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Homer Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athene
Hero who gets captured on Calypso's island and has an amazing…
Odysseus's son who goes out to search for his father
Odysseus's wife... Story of the weaving & wooers
A.K.A. Pallas Athene (friend=Pallas)... A.K.A. Athena... Helps Odys…
Odysseus
Hero who gets captured on Calypso's island and has an amazing…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son who goes out to search for his father
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homer character
athene
calypso
poseidon
hermes
spoke to the council of the gods on the behalf of odysseus to…
nymph that lived n a cave on ogygia
sent troubled waters to odysseus
sent to tell calypso to let odysseus go
athene
spoke to the council of the gods on the behalf of odysseus to…
calypso
nymph that lived n a cave on ogygia
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Homeric Characters
Agamemnon
Ajax
Achilles
Andromakhe
Leader of Greek army, brother of Menelaos. Chrysalis is his s…
Helps retrieve Patrokles' body...part of three men sent to ge…
Most powerful warrior...wishes to avenge Patrokles' death and…
Wife of Hector, wants him to leave the war but he refuses
Agamemnon
Leader of Greek army, brother of Menelaos. Chrysalis is his s…
Ajax
Helps retrieve Patrokles' body...part of three men sent to ge…
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Homeric Characters
Agamemnon
Aias
Akhilleus (Achilles)
Andromakhe
Son of Atreus, King of Mycenaie and leader of the Achaean arm…
Telamonian Ajax. the second mightiest Achaean warrior. Huge b…
Son of Peleus and Thetis. The most powerful warrior in the Il…
Wife of Trojan hero Hektor, begs him not to fight. After the…
Agamemnon
Son of Atreus, King of Mycenaie and leader of the Achaean arm…
Aias
Telamonian Ajax. the second mightiest Achaean warrior. Huge b…
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Homeric Characters
Agamemnon
Aias (Ajax)
Akhilleus (Achilles)
Andromakhe
Commander of Greek (Achaean) army in the Iliad; takes Briseis…
one of the best warriors for the Achaeans in the Iliad; wound…
-A mythical Thessalian; son of thetis; the Greeks best warrio…
wife of Hector; tries to convince Hector not to go back out a…
Agamemnon
Commander of Greek (Achaean) army in the Iliad; takes Briseis…
Aias (Ajax)
one of the best warriors for the Achaeans in the Iliad; wound…
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Homeric Characters
Odysseus
Tiresias
Calypso
Hermes
cursed by Poseidon ... held hostage by calypso for 7 years
predicts Odysseus's life/death ... prophet from the underworld
held Odysseus hostage for 7 years ... she has an argument with H…
messenger for the gods ... tells Calypso to release Odysseus
Odysseus
cursed by Poseidon ... held hostage by calypso for 7 years
Tiresias
predicts Odysseus's life/death ... prophet from the underworld
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Homeric Characters
Agamemnon
Ajax
Achilles
Andromakhe
Iliad... Leader of Achaean army... Brother of Menelaus ... Takes Brise…
Iliad ... Second greatest Achaean soldier... Strength and size... Woun…
Iliad... Best Achaean Warrior... Son of Thetis
Iliad ... Wife of Hector... Begs Hector to withdraw from war before…
Agamemnon
Iliad... Leader of Achaean army... Brother of Menelaus ... Takes Brise…
Ajax
Iliad ... Second greatest Achaean soldier... Strength and size... Woun…
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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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Children's Homer Characters
Odysseus
Hector
Aphrodite
Laertes
Telemachus' father
Priam's son, killed by Achilles
goddess of love
father of Odysseus
Odysseus
Telemachus' father
Hector
Priam's son, killed by Achilles
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The Children's Homer - Characters
Telemachus
Penelope
Laertes
Athene
- Odysseus' and Penelope's son... - Prince of Ithaka
- Wife of Odysseus... - Mother or Telemachus... - Queen of Ithaka... -…
- Odysseus' father... - Previous king of Ithaka
- Takes the form of Mentor... - Aids Telemachus by telling him t…
Telemachus
- Odysseus' and Penelope's son... - Prince of Ithaka
Penelope
- Wife of Odysseus... - Mother or Telemachus... - Queen of Ithaka... -…
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Homer Characters- Final test
Odysseus
Athena/ Athene
Eurycleia
Paris
the most famous of all the Greek poet heroes; King of Ithaca…
goddess of war and wisdom who guides Telemachus in his journe…
nurse of Telemachus when he was a child
son of Priam who was sent away to be a shepherd; kidnapped He…
Odysseus
the most famous of all the Greek poet heroes; King of Ithaca…
Athena/ Athene
goddess of war and wisdom who guides Telemachus in his journe…
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Homer's Characters and Places
Troy (Ilium)
Menelaus
Helen
Priam
city besieged by Greeks
king of Sparta
Menelaus' wife
king of Troy
Troy (Ilium)
city besieged by Greeks
Menelaus
king of Sparta
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Homer characters- #1
Odysseus
Calypso
Telemachus
Paris
the most famous of all the Greek poet heroes; King of Ithaca…
nymph who holds Odysseus on an uninhabited unknown island
son of Odysseus
son of Priam who was sent away to be a shepherd; kidnapped He…
Odysseus
the most famous of all the Greek poet heroes; King of Ithaca…
Calypso
nymph who holds Odysseus on an uninhabited unknown island
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Homer Characters Quiz #2
Odysseus
Calypso
Telemachus
Paris
the most famous of all the Greek poet heroes; King of Ithaca…
nymph who holds Odysseus on an uninhabited unknown island
son of Odysseus
son of Priam who was sent away to be a shepherd; kidnapped He…
Odysseus
the most famous of all the Greek poet heroes; King of Ithaca…
Calypso
nymph who holds Odysseus on an uninhabited unknown island
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THE CHILDREN HOMER CHARACTERS
women who trapped men with their singing
princess in the land of the phaeacians
enchantress who turned men into swine
monster with six hideous heads
sirens
nausicaa
circe
scylla
women who trapped men with their singing
sirens
princess in the land of the phaeacians
nausicaa
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The Iliad by Homer Greek Characters.
Agamemnon
Menelaus
Helen
Clytemnestra
King of Mycenae and brother of Menelaus; arrogant and selfish
King of Sparta; husband of Helen and brother of Agamemnon
Queen of Sparta; runs away with Paris of Troy; "the most beau…
Wife of Agamemnon. She doesn't want her daughter to die but h…
Agamemnon
King of Mycenae and brother of Menelaus; arrogant and selfish
Menelaus
King of Sparta; husband of Helen and brother of Agamemnon
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Homer characters: achaens
Achilles
Agamemnon
Diomedes
Ajax
the central character of the Iliad and the greatest warrior i…
The well-meaning but irresolute king of Mycenae; commander-in…
He ranks among the finest and bravest of the Achaian warriors…
Son of Telamon, he is often called Telamonian Aias; his reput…
Achilles
the central character of the Iliad and the greatest warrior i…
Agamemnon
The well-meaning but irresolute king of Mycenae; commander-in…
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Homer's Characters
Troy
Ilium
Achilles
Peleus
city.
is a series of 2 science fiction novels by Dan Simmons about…
Song of King Peleus and sea nymph, Thetis. Immortal except fo…
Father of Achilles.
Troy
city.
Ilium
is a series of 2 science fiction novels by Dan Simmons about…
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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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Children's Homer Characters
Phemius
Odysseus
Eurycleia
Calypso
The minstrel
Father of Telemachus husband of Penelope king of ithica
The nurse of Odysseus when he was a young child
The nymph who was holding odysseus
Phemius
The minstrel
Odysseus
Father of Telemachus husband of Penelope king of ithica
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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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Important characters from Homer
Aphrodite
Apollo
Athena
Hades
goddess of love and beauty, daughter of zeus, pro trojan
son of zeus, brother of artemis, lord of the silver bow, natu…
daughter of zeus, "pallas athena", intelligent, very pro greek
god of the underworld, neutral
Aphrodite
goddess of love and beauty, daughter of zeus, pro trojan
Apollo
son of zeus, brother of artemis, lord of the silver bow, natu…
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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 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 "The Odyssey" Characters
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Circe
Greek king of Ithaca,hero of Trojan War and hero of the epic…
The wife of Odysseus, known for her faithfulness despite nume…
Son of Odysseus who helps defeat the suitors.
Enchantress who helped Odysseus after detaining him for 1 year.
Odysseus
Greek king of Ithaca,hero of Trojan War and hero of the epic…
Penelope
The wife of Odysseus, known for her faithfulness despite nume…
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Children's homer characters
Phemius
Odysseus
Eurycleia
Calypso
The minstrel
Father of Telemachus husband of Penelope king of ithica
The nurse of Odysseus when he was a young child
The nymph who was holding odysseus
Phemius
The minstrel
Odysseus
Father of Telemachus husband of Penelope king of ithica
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HOMER THE ODYSSEY characters
Athena
Zeus
Telemachus
Lotus Eaters
Goddess of wisdom and helps Odysseus on his journey back home
Kings of gods and men. God of lighting
Son of Odysseus
Feed their prisoners the Lotus Flowers. The Lotus Eaters give…
Athena
Goddess of wisdom and helps Odysseus on his journey back home
Zeus
Kings of gods and men. God of lighting
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The Odyssey of Homer Characters
Odysseus
Penelope
Zeus
Athena
He is the father of ... Telemachos and husband of Penelope and h…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus and she is at home…
He is the god of all gods and father of Athena who is the god…
She is the goddess of wisdom and she is helping Telemachus an…
Odysseus
He is the father of ... Telemachos and husband of Penelope and h…
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus and she is at home…
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Key characters in Homer and Herodotus
Agamemnon
Achilles
Patroclus
Odysseus
King of Argos, leader of army, brother of Menelaus... Arrogant,…
Son of Peleus and Thetis... Most powerful warrior ... Proud, headst…
Achilles' best friend... Stands by Achilles during conflict with…
Cleverest warrior among Greeks... Mediator
Agamemnon
King of Argos, leader of army, brother of Menelaus... Arrogant,…
Achilles
Son of Peleus and Thetis... Most powerful warrior ... Proud, headst…
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The children's homer characters
Aeolus
Argos
Athena
Calypso
King of the winds; helps Odysseus by giving him the winds of…
Hound dog that Odysseus cared for before going into battle; w…
goddess of wisdom; daughter of Zeus; helps Odyssues in many w…
nymph; held Odysseus on island for a long time on Ogygia. ; o…
Aeolus
King of the winds; helps Odysseus by giving him the winds of…
Argos
Hound dog that Odysseus cared for before going into battle; w…
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Human Characters in The Odyssey by Homer
Laertes
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Odysseus' father
The epic hero of The Odyssey; he is human and has several fla…
Odysseus' faithful wife and mother of his son, Telemachus
The son of Odysseus and Penelope
Laertes
Odysseus' father
Odysseus
The epic hero of The Odyssey; he is human and has several fla…
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Characters in Homer's "The Odyssey"
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Athena
-God of lightning/king of the gods ... -Signs are lightning/eagl…
-Goddess of marriage
-God of the sea ... -Angry at Odysseus
-Goddess of wisdom/war... -Helps Telemachus and Odysseus
Zeus
-God of lightning/king of the gods ... -Signs are lightning/eagl…
Hera
-Goddess of marriage
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Characters in Homer's Odyssey
Alcinous
Odysseus
Calypso
Circe
king of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
king of Ithica
sea goddess who loved Odysseus
enchantress who helped Odysseus
Alcinous
king of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
Odysseus
king of Ithica
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Human Characters in The Odyssey by Homer
Laertes
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Odysseus' father
The epic hero of The Odyssey; he is human and has several fla…
Odysseus' faithful wife and mother of his son, Telemachus
The son of Odysseus and Penelope
Laertes
Odysseus' father
Odysseus
The epic hero of The Odyssey; he is human and has several fla…
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Characters of Homer's Epics
Who is Achilles?
Who is Agamemnon?
Who is Helen?
Who is Menelaus?
Mightiest of Greek Warriors. King of Myrmidons
King of Mycenae. Commander of Greek forces. Menelaus's older…
Wife of Menelaus. "Face that caused war"
King of Sparta. Husband of Helen
Who is Achilles?
Mightiest of Greek Warriors. King of Myrmidons
Who is Agamemnon?
King of Mycenae. Commander of Greek forces. Menelaus's older…
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Characters to Know in The Odyssey by Homer
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
The protagonist in the poem; great warrior returning from The…
Odysseus' son; he was infant when Odysseus left for war; he i…
The wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus
Goddess of wisdom and warfare; daughter of Zues; looks over O…
Odysseus
The protagonist in the poem; great warrior returning from The…
Telemachus
Odysseus' son; he was infant when Odysseus left for war; he i…
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Homer Characters for Part I Quiz
Odysseus
Achilles
Penelope
Aphrodite
King of Ithaka
epic hero/warrior for the Greeks
wife of Odysseus
goddess of love
Odysseus
King of Ithaka
Achilles
epic hero/warrior for the Greeks
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Homer Character List
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
great renowned hero
youth, son of odysseus, main character
mother of telemachus
goddess of wisdom and war
Odysseus
great renowned hero
Telemachus
youth, son of odysseus, main character
Homer Character Quiz 2
Odysseus
Telemachus
Menelaus
Zeus
most famous of greek poets; king of Ithaca and married to Pen…
son of Odysseus
King of Sparta; brother of Agememnon; husband of Helen; helpe…
Greek god who was the leader of the gods
Odysseus
most famous of greek poets; king of Ithaca and married to Pen…
Telemachus
son of Odysseus
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homer character quiz
Telemachus
Penelope
Agamemnon
Nestor
son of Odysseus
wife of Odysseus
a great King
Old King, that went to war against Troy
Telemachus
son of Odysseus
Penelope
wife of Odysseus
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Homers World Important Characters
Menelaus
Helen
Agamemnon
Odysseus
King of Sparta
Queen of Sparta who was kidnapped by Paris
Menelaus brother and general of Spartan army
Clever warrior who came up with the Trojan Horse plan
Menelaus
King of Sparta
Helen
Queen of Sparta who was kidnapped by Paris
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Conventions/Characters of the Homeric Epic
1. Invocation
2. In Media Res..(Flashback)
3. Epic Similies
4. Metrical Structure
Formal Plea for Aid
Begins in the Middle of the Story then flashes back to inform…
Extended, elaborate comparisons that would assist the audienc…
Dactylic Hexameter: Six stressed syllables per line
1. Invocation
Formal Plea for Aid
2. In Media Res..(Flashback)
Begins in the Middle of the Story then flashes back to inform…
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Homers ****ing Characters
Antinous
Peleus
Chryeilis
Briseils
Evilest suitor (killed first)
Married to thetis (apple of Edis), Achilles father
stolen from Chris's via Agamemnon
Achilles lady prize
Antinous
Evilest suitor (killed first)
Peleus
Married to thetis (apple of Edis), Achilles father
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Homeric Characters (Greek)
Agamemnon
Aias
Akhilleus (Achilles)
Diomedes
• King of Mycenae, leader of Achaean army, brother is King Me…
• Achaean commander, called Great Ajax... • Second best Achaean…
• Greatest hero in Trojan War, commander of Ayrmidons from ho…
• Youngest Achaean commander... • Very bold, sometimes impetuous…
Agamemnon
• King of Mycenae, leader of Achaean army, brother is King Me…
Aias
• Achaean commander, called Great Ajax... • Second best Achaean…
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