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Homer and the Iliad
Homer
Achaeans
Trojans
Helen
a poet; wrote the Iliad and odyssey; questionable existence
Greeks or Argives
people of Troy
the most beautiful woman on earth; wife to Menelaus and stole…
Homer
a poet; wrote the Iliad and odyssey; questionable existence
Achaeans
Greeks or Argives
102 terms
Homer P. Figg
He and his brother Harold shot each ot…
Pierce (His mother's name Abigail Pier…
Tripped over his own feet and ends up…
Mr. JT Marston
What was the fib that Homer said the told a newspaper writer?
What does P. stand for?
What happened to Uncle Squint when Harold grabbed him by the…
Who owned most everything in Pine Swamp?
He and his brother Harold shot each ot…
What was the fib that Homer said the told a newspaper writer?
Pierce (His mother's name Abigail Pier…
What does P. stand for?
10 terms
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…
Homer and the Epic
Invocation
Narrative
Voice
Poetry
Prayer request to Muse for inspiration
Long, serious, traditional subject
Formal, dignified speech and language "high style"
Repetition and figures of speech (simile, metaphor, hyperbole…
Invocation
Prayer request to Muse for inspiration
Narrative
Long, serious, traditional subject
The Iliad by HOMER
Achilles
Hector
Agamemnon
Agememnon
Mightiest of the Greek warriors
Commander of the Trojan forces
King of Mycenae, older brother of Menelaus
stole Briseis from Achilles
Achilles
Mightiest of the Greek warriors
Hector
Commander of the Trojan forces
19 terms
Homer and the epic
When
Homer may be
Homer may be a
Birthplace
900 B.C? 600 B.C?
Blind
Female, several people
Seven Ionian cities claim to be
When
900 B.C? 600 B.C?
Homer may be
Blind
13 terms
The Language of Homer
Epic
Epic hero
Epic simile
Epithet
A long narrative poem
A larger than life figure who goes on great journeys and perf…
A simile at great length, goes on for several lines
A brief descriptive phrase that is used to characterize a par…
Epic
A long narrative poem
Epic hero
A larger than life figure who goes on great journeys and perf…
24 terms
introduction to homer
mythos
logos
Art
THETIS
Story/myths... A story important enough to a culture that it tel…
Word/story/literature (the art of stories)... Everything that se…
Thetis & Peleus wrestling
Goddess of water that Zeus was after... With Zeus: prophecy that…
mythos
Story/myths... A story important enough to a culture that it tel…
logos
Word/story/literature (the art of stories)... Everything that se…
10 terms
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.
"Iliad" by Homer
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
• Homer invoked the Muses; Zeus' will, will be done ... • Apollo…
• Zeus sent Agamemnon a false dream, in the form of Nestor, h…
• The Trojans and Greeks advanced towards each other... • Paris…
• Zeus and the other gods provoked Hera with insults (Hera an…
Book 1
• Homer invoked the Muses; Zeus' will, will be done ... • Apollo…
Book 2
• Zeus sent Agamemnon a false dream, in the form of Nestor, h…
16 terms
The Iliad Of Homer
illium translation
Iliad Translation
Composed
Setting
troy
song of illium
750Bce
Bronze Age 3300-1300
illium translation
troy
Iliad Translation
song of illium
11 terms
Winslow Homer
Birthday and Place
Death Date
Who was his father?
Who was his mother?
February 24, 1836 in Bostom Massachusetts
September 29, 1910
Charles Savage Homer, a businessman
Henrietta Benson Homer, an amateur watercolorist and Winslow'…
Birthday and Place
February 24, 1836 in Bostom Massachusetts
Death Date
September 29, 1910
8 terms
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…
homer (odyssey)
Who was homer?
what age are both the Iliad and Odysse…
where does Mycenaean age take its name?
how many lines long is the Odyssey and…
A Greek living in Ionia, west coast of Turkey, probably durin…
mycenaean age, 1600 - 1100 BC
from mycenaean Southern Greece
12,110 lines long, 20 to 25 hours to recite
Who was homer?
A Greek living in Ionia, west coast of Turkey, probably durin…
what age are both the Iliad and Odysse…
mycenaean age, 1600 - 1100 BC
Winslow Homer
when was winslow homer born?
what medium did winslow like to use?
where was winslow born?
when did winslow homer die?
1836
oil paints, water colors, pencil, etching
Boston
1910
when was winslow homer born?
1836
what medium did winslow like to use?
oil paints, water colors, pencil, etching
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…
10 terms
lliad by Homer
Agamemnon
Achilles
Patroclus
Meneleas
Father of Ipnigenia
Kills Hecto and pulls his body around town
Wears Achilles armor in the war, and is killed by Hector!
Married to helen that was given to Apollo by Aphrodite for th…
Agamemnon
Father of Ipnigenia
Achilles
Kills Hecto and pulls his body around town
30 terms
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
the Iliad by homer
the iliad
Pride and duty
Zeus
Eris
an epic poem written 400 years after the fall of Troy
Pride is not good if it gets in the way of duty
host of party
goddess of discord (troublemaker)
the iliad
an epic poem written 400 years after the fall of Troy
Pride and duty
Pride is not good if it gets in the way of duty
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
27 terms
the childrens homer
implacable
sojourner
lament
revered
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
traveler; seeker of the truth
to express sorrow; to grieve
respected
implacable
unable to be calmed down or made peaceful
sojourner
traveler; seeker of the truth
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
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…
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
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.
Homer questions
When was he born?
Where was he born?
What epic poems is he famous for?
The Greek historian who placed homer s…
Sometime between the 12th and 18th centuries B.C.
Somewhere on the coast of Asia minor
The Iliad and the Odyssey
Herodotus (father of history) 850 BC
When was he born?
Sometime between the 12th and 18th centuries B.C.
Where was he born?
Somewhere on the coast of Asia minor
17 terms
Homer Notes
A ________ is a long story told in ele…
Most epics include elements of ____, l…
The tone of an epic is usually?
The language of an epic is usually?
epic
myth
serious
grand
A ________ is a long story told in ele…
epic
Most epics include elements of ____, l…
myth
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
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
17 terms
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…
22 terms
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
13 terms
homer plessy
What race is homer plessy?
what did he do on train?
what happened to him for doing that?
where was he taken?
black
bought first class ticket and sat in white people area
arrested
supreme court
What race is homer plessy?
black
what did he do on train?
bought first class ticket and sat in white people area
6 terms
Homer Plessy
time period?
fought against what concept?
why was he chosen?
what was the goal?
1890's
separate but equal
looked white
get to supreme court and fight separate but equal
time period?
1890's
fought against what concept?
separate but equal
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
LA test Homer...
Archetype defenition 1
An archetype is a symbol of..
Archetype definition 2
What is the archetypal myth?
An original model of which other characters objects images or…
Universal meanings and basic human expiriences
Echoes of the constantly repeated experiences of humanity
A communal experience or shared fantasy
Archetype defenition 1
An original model of which other characters objects images or…
An archetype is a symbol of..
Universal meanings and basic human expiriences
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... -…
10 terms
Homer P. Figg Vocabulary 2
ramble
murmur
inquiry
conscience
(v.) to wander or stroll without any particular goal; roam OR…
(n. or v.) a sound that is soft, muffled, and ongoing like th…
(n.) a process of looking for truth or correct information
(n.) the sense that allows a person to decide between right a…
ramble
(v.) to wander or stroll without any particular goal; roam OR…
murmur
(n. or v.) a sound that is soft, muffled, and ongoing like th…
9 terms
Children's Homer #2
lament
yoke
avow
endure
A passionate expression of grief or sorrow
join together
to declare openly
to carry on through despite hardships
lament
A passionate expression of grief or sorrow
yoke
join together
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…
homer and socrates
homer was a
lived between
wrote two
Ilaid
blind poet
800 and 700 B.C.
epic poems
Trojan war
homer was a
blind poet
lived between
800 and 700 B.C.
Iliad and Homer
Heroic values
Arete
Time
Kleos
The hero strives above all to confront death bravely, demonst…
goodness, excellence, of any kind, used in Homer
worship, esteem, honor- one who is treated properly, respectf…
rumor, report, good report, fame
Heroic values
The hero strives above all to confront death bravely, demonst…
Arete
goodness, excellence, of any kind, used in Homer
47 terms
Homer 18
δέμας
ὀρθόκραιρος
ὤ μοι ἐγώ
κλονέω
like
straight horned
woe is me
drive in confusion
δέμας
like
ὀρθόκραιρος
straight horned
66 terms
Mythology and Homer
What kind of community?
Around when was Homer's time?
How was Greece divided?
Who was Homer?
polytheistic
900-700 B.C.
no unified country, just several masses divided into city-sta…
-probably blind... -rhapsode/ poet... -had a lyre... -wrote epics
What kind of community?
polytheistic
Around when was Homer's time?
900-700 B.C.
Homer people
Nicias
Xenoples
alcibeades
Aristedes
leader of peace party in Athens
Greek historian; recorded events of Peloponnesian War
leader of war party in Athens
Greek dramatist who wrote comedies during the Pelop. war
Nicias
leader of peace party in Athens
Xenoples
Greek historian; recorded events of Peloponnesian War
12 terms
Homer and Epic
define an epic poem
4 types of literature incorporated int…
5 characteristics of an epic poem PT 1
5 characteristics of an epic poem PT 2
a long narrative poem that relates the deeds of a national or…
myth... legend... folk tale... history
opening- ... •poet states theme ... •poet calls upon a muse... •the…
main character-... •is already an important person
define an epic poem
a long narrative poem that relates the deeds of a national or…
4 types of literature incorporated int…
myth... legend... folk tale... history
15 terms
11 Homer
helleński, grecki
poeta
pierwszy
Homer
Ἑλληνικός, οῦ
ὁ ποιητής ου
πρῶτος ου
ὁ Ὅμηρος ου
helleński, grecki
Ἑλληνικός, οῦ
poeta
ὁ ποιητής ου
43 terms
'The Iliad' - Homer
ως φαμενη και κερδοσυνη ηγησατ' Aθηνη:…
αλλ' αγε δευρο θεους επιδωμεθα: τοι γα…
260 τον δ' αρ υποδρα ιδων προσεφη ποδα…
παντοιης αρετης μιμνησκεο: νυν δε μαλα…
So in this way Athena spoke and by deception led him on:... but…
But come now let's bring in the gods as witnesses. because th…
But looking at him fiercely the swift-doted Achilles said:... "D…
Remember all you courage: now is it most necessary for you... to…
ως φαμενη και κερδοσυνη ηγησατ' Aθηνη:…
So in this way Athena spoke and by deception led him on:... but…
αλλ' αγε δευρο θεους επιδωμεθα: τοι γα…
But come now let's bring in the gods as witnesses. because th…
31 terms
Homer memes
plundered
seething
harangue(d)
Exult(ed)
to take goods by force ... "driven time and again off course, on…
to feel or show strong emotion... "He raged on, ______ against t…
1) an assertive, forceful speech or writing... 2) TO GIVE a forc…
To say something in an excited manner.... "Athena, her eyes flas…
plundered
to take goods by force ... "driven time and again off course, on…
seething
to feel or show strong emotion... "He raged on, ______ against t…
Works of Homer
The Iliad and The Odyssey
What are The Iliad and The Odyssey?
Who caused the Trojan War?
Where was Homer born?
Homer's 2 famous poems
They are epics, or very long poems
Prince Paris, for capturing Helen of Troy
On the Aegean island of Chios
The Iliad and The Odyssey
Homer's 2 famous poems
What are The Iliad and The Odyssey?
They are epics, or very long poems
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