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The Odyssey of Homer
Odysseus
Penelope
Antinous
Eurymachus
Man of many wiles
Stands beside a pillar
First to take an arrow
Most god-like of the suitors
Odysseus
Man of many wiles
Penelope
Stands beside a pillar
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The Odyssey, By Homer
Odyssey
Polyphemus, Cyclops
Aeolus
Circe
The king oh Ithaca
A cyclops and son of Poseidon... Race of one-eyed giants
The king of winds
enchantress who lives on the island of Aeneas
Odyssey
The king oh Ithaca
Polyphemus, Cyclops
A cyclops and son of Poseidon... Race of one-eyed giants
16 terms
Odyssey- Homer
Themes
Ithica
Telemachus
Penelope
Nostos... Wisdom vs. Folly... Father/ son... Emotion vs. reason... tempta…
Home
Odysseous Son
Odysseus' wife... faithful image of chastity
Themes
Nostos... Wisdom vs. Folly... Father/ son... Emotion vs. reason... tempta…
Ithica
Home
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The Odyssey By Homer
harried
muster
cyclops
stern
tormented, harassed
to assemble, to gather
one-eyed mythical creature
the rear of a ship
harried
tormented, harassed
muster
to assemble, to gather
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The Odyssey by Homer
dolorous... "It is a shroud for my lord L…
roysterer... "Telemachos went off and joi…
cap-a-pie... "Telemachos, your men are al…
fast... "They lifted the mast and stept i…
(adj.) causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
(noun) a person who swaggers and behaves in a bullish way
(adv.) from head to foot
(adj.) firmly fixed
dolorous... "It is a shroud for my lord L…
(adj.) causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
roysterer... "Telemachos went off and joi…
(noun) a person who swaggers and behaves in a bullish way
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The Odyssey by Homer
acclaim
archaic
ardor
artful
to praise; approval; to salute; to hail
antiquated, old, out of use
warmth or heat of emotion; extreme force
skillful, clever, tricky
acclaim
to praise; approval; to salute; to hail
archaic
antiquated, old, out of use
Homer, The Odyssey
Homer
Primary epic
Themes of the Odyssey
Book 1
Author of The Iliad and... The Odyssey - one of the Nostoi
Genre of the Odyssey
Nostos: homecoming... Xenia: hospitality... Arete: virtue, excellen…
Invocation of the muse, begins in medias res
Homer
Author of The Iliad and... The Odyssey - one of the Nostoi
Primary epic
Genre of the Odyssey
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Homer, The Odyssey
When was the Trojan War?
When did Homer write his works?
How many Greeks vs how many Trojans fo…
How many days take place in the Iliad?
c. 1250 BC
c. 750 BC
100000 Greeks; 10000 Trojans
51 days
When was the Trojan War?
c. 1250 BC
When did Homer write his works?
c. 750 BC
42 terms
Homer Odyssey
Epic
Invocation
Imagery
foreshadowing
A long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral traditio…
The action of invoking something or someone for assistance or…
Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
Be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Epic
A long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral traditio…
Invocation
The action of invoking something or someone for assistance or…
16 terms
Odyssey- Homer
Themes
Ithica
Telemachus
Penelope
Nostos... Wisdom vs. Folly... Father/ son... Emotion vs. reason... tempta…
Home
Odysseous Son
Odysseus' wife... faithful image of chastity
Themes
Nostos... Wisdom vs. Folly... Father/ son... Emotion vs. reason... tempta…
Ithica
Home
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Homer odyssey
Dissembled
Lithe
Incredulity
Bemusing
Concel under a false appearance; disguise
Supple; limber
In ability to believe
Make something stupid or dumb
Dissembled
Concel under a false appearance; disguise
Lithe
Supple; limber
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Odyssey-Homer
Epic Poetry
What does epic poetry usually contain?
What does epic mean?
How was epic told?
is a long narrative poem about the deeds of heroes and gods.
adventure, obstacles, vast setting, a hero, and supernatural…
Story or poem in Greek.
Told by oral tradition.
Epic Poetry
is a long narrative poem about the deeds of heroes and gods.
What does epic poetry usually contain?
adventure, obstacles, vast setting, a hero, and supernatural…
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Homer and the Odyssey
memory
written
warriors memory figural
periodos delphi worship
during Homer's time in Greece ___ was a big thing
Greeks did not have a common ___ form (kione) until successor…
during the late bronze age: ___ and lots of forgetting - arch…
Oracles, games, hero cult (8th c BC)... ___ (circuit)... olympia, _…
memory
during Homer's time in Greece ___ was a big thing
written
Greeks did not have a common ___ form (kione) until successor…
The Odyssey by Homer
Alcinous
Odysseus
Calypso and Circe
Calypso
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story.
King of Ithaca; the main character.
Women who detained Odysseus; he never gave consent.
Sea goddess who loved Odysseus.
Alcinous
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story.
Odysseus
King of Ithaca; the main character.
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Odyssey by Homer
Odysseus
Penelope
Athene
Poseidon
Want to go home 20 years later, married to Penelope, asked fo…
Married to Odysseus, people are ready to marry him since they…
Comes to help but not as her self,
King of Sea, father to Polyphemus (cyclops) Made Odysseys tri…
Odysseus
Want to go home 20 years later, married to Penelope, asked fo…
Penelope
Married to Odysseus, people are ready to marry him since they…
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"The Odyssey" by Homer
Epithet
Hubris
Qualities/Characteristics of the epic…
Conventions of an Epic
A short phrase or title used for people
Excessive pride
1. Hero does great deeds in battle... 2. Setting is broad and of…
1. Invocation or formal plea for help... 2. Action begins In "Me…
Epithet
A short phrase or title used for people
Hubris
Excessive pride
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Homer, The Odyssey
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Odysseus fought among the oth…
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telema…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope spends he…
Daughter of Zeus and goddess of wisdom, purposeful battle, an…
Odysseus
The protagonist of the Odyssey. Odysseus fought among the oth…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telema…
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Homer & Odyssey
what did he write?
what was special about him?
how was his story spread?
is the story real?
iliad and odessry
he was blind
oral tradition
maybe, geographic feature are true but no real evidence
what did he write?
iliad and odessry
what was special about him?
he was blind
20 terms
The odyssey by homer
Apollo
Athena
Calypso
Charybdis
the ancient Greek and Roman god of light, healing, music, poe…
the virgin deity of the ancient Greeks worshiped as the godde…
a sea nymph who detained Odysseus on the island of Ogygia for…
a whirlpool in the Strait of Messina off the NE coast of Sici…
Apollo
the ancient Greek and Roman god of light, healing, music, poe…
Athena
the virgin deity of the ancient Greeks worshiped as the godde…
23 terms
The Odyssey by Homer
hubris
tragic hero
polutropon
demos
excess pride, cocky
goes through a journey/quest; suffers/loses self; finds self…
intelligent, crafty
the people of city-state
hubris
excess pride, cocky
tragic hero
goes through a journey/quest; suffers/loses self; finds self…
23 terms
The Odyssey by Homer
odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
the protagonist in the poem
Odysseus son;infant when Odysseus left for war
Wife of odysseus
goddess of wisdom and warfare
odysseus
the protagonist in the poem
Telemachus
Odysseus son;infant when Odysseus left for war
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The Odyssey by Homer
Alcinous
Odysseus
Calypso
Circe
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story.
King of Ithaca.
Sea goddess who loved Odysseus.
Enchantress who helped Odysseus.
Alcinous
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story.
Odysseus
King of Ithaca.
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The Odyssey by Homer
Odysseus
Penelope
Circe
Telemachus
The central character in the Odyssey, he epitomizes the Homer…
Odysseus' wife who remains in Ithica, waiting for her husband…
A beautiful witch-goddess who turns Odysseus' crew into swine…
Son of Odysseus and Penelope, at the beginning of the epic he…
Odysseus
The central character in the Odyssey, he epitomizes the Homer…
Penelope
Odysseus' wife who remains in Ithica, waiting for her husband…
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The Odyssey By Homer
Invocation
Relent
Gorge
Impunity
The act or process of petitoning for help or support;prayer
To cease resistance;give in
To partake of something in large amounts;to consume greedily
Freedom from punishment or harm
Invocation
The act or process of petitoning for help or support;prayer
Relent
To cease resistance;give in
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The Odyssey - By Homer
Plunder
Formidable
Guile
detain
Took goods by force; looted
of discouraging or awesome strength, awestruck
cunning
delay
Plunder
Took goods by force; looted
Formidable
of discouraging or awesome strength, awestruck
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The odyssey, by Homer
Odysseus
polyphemus, Cyclops
Aeolus
Circe
king of Ithaca and hero of Trojan war
-Cyclops and son of Poseidon ... -The race of the one eyed giant
the king of the wind
enchantress who lives on the island at the ocean
Odysseus
king of Ithaca and hero of Trojan war
polyphemus, Cyclops
-Cyclops and son of Poseidon ... -The race of the one eyed giant
63 terms
The Odyssey of Homer
Mt. Olympos
Ithaka
Pylos
Sparta
the highest mountain of Greece, situated as the eastern end o…
home of Odysseus; a rocky island in the Mediterranean Sea
king Nestor's island which is the first place that Telemachos…
an ancient Greek city famous for military prowess
Mt. Olympos
the highest mountain of Greece, situated as the eastern end o…
Ithaka
home of Odysseus; a rocky island in the Mediterranean Sea
36 terms
The Odyssey by Homer
myth
epic poem
epic cycle
epic hero qualities
tell of a society's goals, fears, beliefs, and values
long narrative poem that details the life and adventure of a…
a hero, quest, challenges, supernatural elements, a low point…
courage, strength, loyalty, intelligence, pride
myth
tell of a society's goals, fears, beliefs, and values
epic poem
long narrative poem that details the life and adventure of a…
25 terms
The Odyssey, Homer
Spartan
Phi' llipic
Achilles Heel
Gorgon
Of or relating to Ancient Sparta; characterized by austerity…
a bitter attack or denunciation, particularly verbal. Named a…
A weakness or vulnerable spot' alludes to Achilles, a hero in…
fierce or frightening woman; based on the three sisters from…
Spartan
Of or relating to Ancient Sparta; characterized by austerity…
Phi' llipic
a bitter attack or denunciation, particularly verbal. Named a…
35 terms
The Odyssey of Homer
Acheron
Aiolos
Alkinoos
Antinoos
River in the land of the dead.
Mortal king in charge of the winds, father of Kretheus.
King of the Phaiakians.
Son of Eupeithes, one of the two leading suitors.
Acheron
River in the land of the dead.
Aiolos
Mortal king in charge of the winds, father of Kretheus.
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The Odyssey by Homer
Aeaea
Alcinous
Calypso
Charybdis
home of Circe, the witch goddess
king of Phaecia; listens to Odysseus' story
goddess-nymph who keeps Odysseus on her island for seven yrs
female monster who sucks in water three times a day to form a…
Aeaea
home of Circe, the witch goddess
Alcinous
king of Phaecia; listens to Odysseus' story
42 terms
Odyssey by Homer
Muse
Kyklopes
Polyphemos
Hermes
an inspiration; Homer used this word describing Athena
one eyed monsters
Poseidon is his father; Kyklopes;
messenger; speaks in rhymes; comes to Ogygia island to tell K…
Muse
an inspiration; Homer used this word describing Athena
Kyklopes
one eyed monsters
11 terms
The odyssey by Homer
Who is Odysseus' father?
How long was Odysseus gone?
Charybdis
Sirens
Laertes
20 years
Rock monster
Beautiful ladies who sing songs
Who is Odysseus' father?
Laertes
How long was Odysseus gone?
20 years
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The odyssey Homer
Odysseus
Hermes
Calypso
Laertes
Min character and hero
From the very beginning of the Odyssey, Athena is helping Ody…
Calypso was a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the isla…
Father of Odysseus
Odysseus
Min character and hero
Hermes
From the very beginning of the Odyssey, Athena is helping Ody…
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The Odyssey by Homer
plunder
squall
dispatched
mammoth
(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wro…
(n.) a brief, sudden, violent storm; a strong cry
(v.) finished quickly; sent off or away
(adj.) enormous; huge; gigantic
plunder
(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wro…
squall
(n.) a brief, sudden, violent storm; a strong cry
20 terms
The Odyssey. By Homer
Odysseus father
Odysseus home
Odysseus first born
First suitor killed by Odysseus
Laertes
Ithaca
Telemachus
Antinous
Odysseus father
Laertes
Odysseus home
Ithaca
24 terms
Homers Odyssey
Sickness,hatred,violence,jealousy, hope
Philemon,Baucis
Who the best weaver was
Young weaver, challenged Athena
What was in Pandora's jar?
What where the names of the people who hospitalized Zeus and…
What was the challenge about?
Who is Arachne?
Sickness,hatred,violence,jealousy, hope
What was in Pandora's jar?
Philemon,Baucis
What where the names of the people who hospitalized Zeus and…
20 terms
The odyssey, by homer
Odysseus
Polypropylene, cyclops
Aeolus
Circe
King of Ithaca and hero of the Trojan war
A cyclops and son of Poseidon
The king of the winds
Enchantress who lives on the island of acaea
Odysseus
King of Ithaca and hero of the Trojan war
Polypropylene, cyclops
A cyclops and son of Poseidon
30 terms
The Odyssey by Homer
Polyphemus
Telemachus
Tiresias
Calypso
also known as "the Cyclops," the one-eyed cannibal giant who…
son of Odysseus and Penelope, the prince struggles to gain hi…
the blind seer of Thebes, he meets Odysseus in the Land of th…
a goddess-nymph, she holds Odysseus captive for seven years,…
Polyphemus
also known as "the Cyclops," the one-eyed cannibal giant who…
Telemachus
son of Odysseus and Penelope, the prince struggles to gain hi…
11 terms
The Odyssey by Homer
Who is the narrator in The Odyssey?
Where is Odysseus from?
Odysseus has been detained by Calypso…
Odysseus does not give in to Calypso's…
Odysseus
Ithaca
Calypso is in love with him
He loves his family and home too much to do so
Who is the narrator in The Odyssey?
Odysseus
Where is Odysseus from?
Ithaca
Homer and the Odyssey
what does "homeros" mean?
many of the characters in the Iliad an…
some people say that homer was from wh…
the poems preserve traces of what age…
hostage
Homer
native of the Mediterranean sea islands
Mycenaean age (1500-1000 BCE)
what does "homeros" mean?
hostage
many of the characters in the Iliad an…
Homer
30 terms
Homer, The Odyssey
When was the Trojan War?
When did Homer write his works?
How many Greeks vs how many Trojans fo…
How many days take place in the Iliad?
c. 1250 BC
c. 750 BC
100000 Greeks; 10000 Trojans
51 days
When was the Trojan War?
c. 1250 BC
When did Homer write his works?
c. 750 BC
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Homer Odyssey 22 facts
Describe Antinous' death
How do the suitors react to Antinous'…
How does Odysseus respond to the suito…
How does Eurymachus try to excuse the…
Odysseus' arrow passes through his neck, a jet of blood gushe…
Stranger... now you shall surely die... for that the vultures…
You dogs... you raped my maids, you courted my wife... your f…
Antionous was the 'prime mover in these misdeeds... so spare…
Describe Antinous' death
Odysseus' arrow passes through his neck, a jet of blood gushe…
How do the suitors react to Antinous'…
Stranger... now you shall surely die... for that the vultures…
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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
26 terms
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
28 terms
HOMER, EPIC HERO AND THE ODYSSEY
Odysseus
Homer
Aphrodite
Apollo
King of Ithaca... Endures a long journey from Troy to Ithaca; pr…
A Greek poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Goddess of love and beauty
God of the sun
Odysseus
King of Ithaca... Endures a long journey from Troy to Ithaca; pr…
Homer
A Greek poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
27 terms
Homer's Odyssey Vocabulary
contemporary
embody
epics
vast
modern
include or embrace
long narrative poems
huge
contemporary
modern
embody
include or embrace
28 terms
Homers Odyssey
Telemachos
Odysseus
Penelope
Nestor
Son of Odysseus
Man character in the Odyssey
Wife of Odysseus
Were part of the battle of troy, returned safely because they…
Telemachos
Son of Odysseus
Odysseus
Man character in the Odyssey
12 terms
Homer/ Odyssey Quiz Review
Illiad and Odyssey
Homer
How epics were told
Odysseus
Most important and influential Epic ever written
The blind poet who write the Illiad and Odyssey
Orally with the use of epithets and repetition for memory aids
The king of Ithaca- Main character of the Odyssey
Illiad and Odyssey
Most important and influential Epic ever written
Homer
The blind poet who write the Illiad and Odyssey
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homers the odyssey
author
genre
the odyssey falls under the category of?
all epic poems contain an?
homer
epic poetry
epic poetry
invocation to the muse
author
homer
genre
epic poetry
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