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Odyssey Book 12
Scylla
Charybdis
Sirens
Circe
A six headed monster
A whirlpool
Beautiful singing women. DANGER!
A sorceress
Scylla
A six headed monster
Charybdis
A whirlpool
28 terms
Odyssey Book 9
hold
guile
formidable
pitiless
regard
(n) clever deceit, cunning, craftiness
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, p…
(adj.) showing no sorrow or regret for another's suffering or…
hold
regard
guile
(n) clever deceit, cunning, craftiness
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Odyssey book 10
the home of Aeolus. Who is he? What gi…
What does Aeolus exhibit towards Odyss…
the land of the Laestrygonians Describ…
Who is Circe's sister?
-Aeolus is the god of the winds, he welcomes Odysseus and his…
-xenia... -"When I begged him to send me on my way, he denied me…
-They were giants ... -page 233 "I alone... tied her to a cliffs…
murderous-minded Aeetes
the home of Aeolus. Who is he? What gi…
-Aeolus is the god of the winds, he welcomes Odysseus and his…
What does Aeolus exhibit towards Odyss…
-xenia... -"When I begged him to send me on my way, he denied me…
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Odyssey book 13 Vocab
Benison
Benignly
Dissimulation
Chameleon
A blessing
Gracious
Cloak
A shape changer
Benison
A blessing
Benignly
Gracious
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Book 10 of The Odyssey 2016
Aeolia
Aeolus
Hidden treasure
Ithaca
A floating magical island
God of the winds - vital for sailors
What Odysseus'crew thought he had hidden in his bag
Odysseus and his crew were so close to their home island of...?
Aeolia
A floating magical island
Aeolus
God of the winds - vital for sailors
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Odyssey Book One Vocabulary
headlong
dispatch
suave
hearth
(adverb) without taking time to think about your actions
(verb) to send someone or something quickly to a particular p…
(adjective) behaving in a relaxed, confident, and pleasant wa…
(noun) the floor in front of or inside a fireplace; a home
headlong
(adverb) without taking time to think about your actions
dispatch
(verb) to send someone or something quickly to a particular p…
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Odyssey Book 9
hold
guile
formidable
pitiless
regard
(n) clever deceit, cunning, craftiness
Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, p…
(adj.) showing no sorrow or regret for another's suffering or…
hold
regard
guile
(n) clever deceit, cunning, craftiness
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Odyssey - Book 9 vocab
mustered
stern
victuals
appalled
Assembled; gathered.
The rear end of a ship.
Food.
Horrified, shocked.
mustered
Assembled; gathered.
stern
The rear end of a ship.
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Odyssey book 5
Douse
Ornate
Pungent
Solitude
(Noun) ... - pour a liquid over, drench
(Adjective)... - made in an intricate shape or decorated with co…
(Adjective)... - having a strong taste or smell
(Noun) ... - the state or situation of being alone
Douse
(Noun) ... - pour a liquid over, drench
Ornate
(Adjective)... - made in an intricate shape or decorated with co…
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Odyssey Book I
Mentes
Calypso
Ogygia
Ithaca
family friend of Odysseus; (Athena); comes to advise Telemach…
holds Odysseus captive on her island
Calypso's island
Odysseus's kingdom
Mentes
family friend of Odysseus; (Athena); comes to advise Telemach…
Calypso
holds Odysseus captive on her island
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Odyssey book 1
Epic
Muse
Harried
Guile
(noun) ... - a heroic battle between good and evil told through…
(Noun)... - 9 goddesses the daughters of Zeus Menenosyne. ... - syn…
(Verb) ... - persistently carry attains out on... - synonym... - antonym
(Noun) ... - sly or cunning intelligence ... - synonym ... - antonym
Epic
(noun) ... - a heroic battle between good and evil told through…
Muse
(Noun)... - 9 goddesses the daughters of Zeus Menenosyne. ... - syn…
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The Odyssey Books 1-9 Review
in media res
epic poem
Ithaca
Why is Poseidon is mad at Odysseus?
in the middle of things
long narrative poem that tells the adventures of heroes with…
kingdom of Odysseus
Poked the eye out of his son, the Cyclops
in media res
in the middle of things
epic poem
long narrative poem that tells the adventures of heroes with…
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Book 10 of The Odyssey 2014
Aeolia
Aeolus
Hidden treasure
Ithaca
A floating magical island
God of the winds - vital for sailors
What Odysseus'crew thought he had hidden in his bag
Odysseus and his crew were so close to their home island of...?
Aeolia
A floating magical island
Aeolus
God of the winds - vital for sailors
20 terms
Book 10 of The Odyssey 2016
Aeolia
Aeolus
Hidden treasure
Ithaca
A floating magical island
God of the winds - vital for sailors
What Odysseus'crew thought he had hidden in his bag
Odysseus and his crew were so close to their home island
Aeolia
A floating magical island
Aeolus
God of the winds - vital for sailors
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Odyssey book 9
Calypso
Ogygia
Alcinous
Phaeacians
A sea goddess who lives on the island of Ogygia
An island
The king of Phaeacians
A king
Calypso
A sea goddess who lives on the island of Ogygia
Ogygia
An island
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Book 10 of The Odyssey
Aeolia
Aeolus
Hidden treasure
Ithaca
A floating magical island
God of the winds - vital for sailors
What Odysseus'crew thought he had hidden in his bag
Odysseus and his crew were so close to their home island
Aeolia
A floating magical island
Aeolus
God of the winds - vital for sailors
20 terms
Book 10 of The Odyssey 2016
Aeolia
Aeolus
Hidden treasure
Ithaca
A floating magical island
God of the winds - vital for sailors
What Odysseus'crew thought he had hidden in his bag
Odysseus and his crew were so close to their home island
Aeolia
A floating magical island
Aeolus
God of the winds - vital for sailors
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Odyssey Book 11
Caregiver
Threshold
Hagar
Clytemnestra
Archetype of Odysseus in Book 11
The blood acts as the archetype of the __________ in Book 11
Anticlea parallels the character of __________ in more modern…
Woman who represents evil and deceptiveness
Caregiver
Archetype of Odysseus in Book 11
Threshold
The blood acts as the archetype of the __________ in Book 11
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Odyssey: Books XIV-XVIII
sojourn
inveigle
ominous
imperious
(n) a temporary stay
(v) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flatter…
(adj) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
(adj) having or showing arrogant superiority to
sojourn
(n) a temporary stay
inveigle
(v) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flatter…
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Odyssey Book 2
mortify
guile
shroud
ultimatum
to subject to severe and vexing embarrassment
deceitful cunning
a burial garment, elongated like a sheet for the purpose of w…
a final proposition, condition, or demand; especially : one w…
mortify
to subject to severe and vexing embarrassment
guile
deceitful cunning
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Odyssey Book 21
commandeered
justification
plunder
gall
to take control by force
an explanation for action
to rob by force
boldness
commandeered
to take control by force
justification
an explanation for action
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Odyssey Book 1
Suave
Supple
Burnished
Staid
smoothly though often superficially gracious and sophisticated
capable of being bent or folded without creases, cracks, or b…
made shiny or lustrous especially by rubbing
marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restrain
Suave
smoothly though often superficially gracious and sophisticated
Supple
capable of being bent or folded without creases, cracks, or b…
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Odyssey: Books VIII-XIII
conveyance
inept
munificence
paramount
(n) the act of moving something from one location to another
(adj) generally incompetent and ineffectual
(n) liberality in bestowing gifts
(adj) having superior power and influence
conveyance
(n) the act of moving something from one location to another
inept
(adj) generally incompetent and ineffectual
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Odyssey book 2
Swilling
Squandered
Mortified
Reparation
Drinking great drafts of
Spent extravagantly or foolishly
Subjected to sever or vexing embarrassment
The act of making amends, offering expiation, giving satisfac…
Swilling
Drinking great drafts of
Squandered
Spent extravagantly or foolishly
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Odyssey book
6 major themes of the Odyssey
Atrides
3 regions of the underworld
Tartarus
hospitality... marriage... loyalty... revenge... fate... coming of age
Agamemnon & Menelaus
Tartarus... Elysium... Acheron
place of misery and torture
6 major themes of the Odyssey
hospitality... marriage... loyalty... revenge... fate... coming of age
Atrides
Agamemnon & Menelaus
The Odyssey: Book 2
How many sons does Aegyptius have?
What does Aegyptius say to the assembly?
What does Antinous demand Telemachus t…
What does Athena do in response to Tel…
4... - Antipus... - Eurynomus, one of the suitors... - and 2 others wh…
He asks why they were called, since they haven't been since O…
Antinous says he must force Penelope to marry, but Telemachus…
She encourages him that he will succeed due to his parents' c…
How many sons does Aegyptius have?
4... - Antipus... - Eurynomus, one of the suitors... - and 2 others wh…
What does Aegyptius say to the assembly?
He asks why they were called, since they haven't been since O…
The Odyssey: Book 3
After the group is done speaking, what…
How does Agamemnon die according to Ne…
How does Athena respond to Telemachus'…
How does everyone realize "the strange…
Make a drink-offering to Poseidon and sleep
Aegisthus killed him after seducing his wife, Queen Clytemnes…
She says that she's sure the gods will help, but they are som…
She turns into the form of an eagle to leave for the boat
After the group is done speaking, what…
Make a drink-offering to Poseidon and sleep
How does Agamemnon die according to Ne…
Aegisthus killed him after seducing his wife, Queen Clytemnes…
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Book 17 Odyssey
Eurycleia
Penelope
Eurymachus
Eumaeus
Odysseus' nurse; she recognizes Odysseus by a scar on his shin.
wife of Laertes' son
A leader for the suitors
swineherd for Odysseus
Eurycleia
Odysseus' nurse; she recognizes Odysseus by a scar on his shin.
Penelope
wife of Laertes' son
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The Odyssey Book 10 Vocabulary
beguiling
stealth
snare
vile
charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way
quiet, secret, or sneaky behavior
a trap
extremely unpleasant; evil
beguiling
charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way
stealth
quiet, secret, or sneaky behavior
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Odyssey book 12
What is the ultra-mega-dangerous rout…
Overview of Book 12
How are Odysseus and his men to get pa…
Siren description
route 1: clashing rocks - birds can't escape them, big timber…
-Odysseus and his crew arrive here after returning from the l…
They must stay near to Scylla's cliff, sail on past it at top…
What is the ultra-mega-dangerous rout…
route 1: clashing rocks - birds can't escape them, big timber…
Overview of Book 12
-Odysseus and his crew arrive here after returning from the l…
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Odyssey Review: Books 9-12
Who is Homer?
What was the Trojan War?
foreboding
tempered
Blind poet and author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
a war fought between the Greeks and Trojans.
a sense of approaching evil
strengthened and hardened, like steel
Who is Homer?
Blind poet and author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
What was the Trojan War?
a war fought between the Greeks and Trojans.
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Odyssey Book 5
Who is the first god introduced in Boo…
Which god talks to Zeus about Odysseus?
Who has imprisoned Odysseus on an isla…
How does Zeus adress Athene?
Zeus the Thunderer
Athene
Calypso
"My child..."
Who is the first god introduced in Boo…
Zeus the Thunderer
Which god talks to Zeus about Odysseus?
Athene
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Odyssey Book 11
What object is Tiresias holding when O…
After talking to Anticleia, Odysseus s…
Who is Aeolus' mother?
What is the name of Achilles' son?
A golden scepter
Women
Tyro
Neoptolemus
What object is Tiresias holding when O…
A golden scepter
After talking to Anticleia, Odysseus s…
Women
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The Odyssey Book 3 Vocabulary
bandying
bane
batten
befell
trading
undoing; nemesis
to overfeed
happened to
bandying
trading
bane
undoing; nemesis
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Odyssey-book 12
What is the ultra-mega-dangerous rout…
Overview of Book 12
How are Odysseus and his men to get pa…
Siren description
route 1: clashing rocks - birds can't escape them, big timber…
-Odysseus and his crew arrive here after returning from the l…
They must stay near to Scylla's cliff, sail on past it at top…
What is the ultra-mega-dangerous rout…
route 1: clashing rocks - birds can't escape them, big timber…
Overview of Book 12
-Odysseus and his crew arrive here after returning from the l…
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The Odyssey - Book 12
Elpenor's body
His oar
The sirens
Stick wax in their ears
After Odysseus and his me are clear of the River Oceanus, wha…
When they get Elpenor's body, they burn his body, build a fun…
Circe asks them to stay for another day and tells Odysseus wh…
What must he get his crew to do when approaching the sirens?
Elpenor's body
After Odysseus and his me are clear of the River Oceanus, wha…
His oar
When they get Elpenor's body, they burn his body, build a fun…
33 terms
The Odyssey - Book 12
Elpenor's body
His oar
The Sirens
Stick wax in their ears
What do Odysseus and his crew collect when they return to Aea…
When they get Elpenor's body, they burn his body, build a fun…
Circe asks them to stay for another day and tells Odysseus wh…
What must Odysseus get his crew to do when approaching the Si…
Elpenor's body
What do Odysseus and his crew collect when they return to Aea…
His oar
When they get Elpenor's body, they burn his body, build a fun…
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Odyssey book 9
Which king is hosting Odysseus and who…
What does the Harper represent
Who is Odysseus' father
What is Odysseus' best trait
Alcinous king of the Phaeacians
Homer
Laertes la..ert^es
Guile
Which king is hosting Odysseus and who…
Alcinous king of the Phaeacians
What does the Harper represent
Homer
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Odyssey Book 6
Who had the strongest Navy at the time?
Who were the Phaeachians led by?
Who terrorized the Phaeacians?
Who enter's Nausicaa's bed room while…
The Phaeachians.
King Alcinous (AL-sin-oose).
The Cyclopses.
Athena.
Who had the strongest Navy at the time?
The Phaeachians.
Who were the Phaeachians led by?
King Alcinous (AL-sin-oose).
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Odyssey Book 9 Quiz 1
mustered
prodigious
civility
entreat
to come together
(adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
polite behavior
To beg
mustered
to come together
prodigious
(adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
The Odyssey Books 4-8
bliss (n.)
comrade (n.)
forlorn (adj.)
hinder (v.)
complete happiness
a companion who shares one's activities or is a fellow member…
sad and lonely
to make (something, such as a task or action) slow or difficult
bliss (n.)
complete happiness
comrade (n.)
a companion who shares one's activities or is a fellow member…
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The Odyssey Book 10 Vocabulary
beguiling
stealth
snare
vile
charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way
quiet, secret, or sneaky behavior
a trap
extremely unpleasant; evil
beguiling
charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way
stealth
quiet, secret, or sneaky behavior
The Odyssey Books 1-3
Contending (v.)
Dominion (n.)
Hecatomb (n.)
Insolent (adj.)
struggling in opposition
Power or rule over something
In Ancient Greek culture, a sacrifice or offering to the gods
Rude or disrespectful
Contending (v.)
struggling in opposition
Dominion (n.)
Power or rule over something
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The Odyssey Book Nine
indifferent
entreat
avenge
whim
(adj) not caring, having no interest; unbiased, impartial
To ask earnestly; to beg
to seek revenge
Acting in a fanciful or capricious manner; unpredictable
indifferent
(adj) not caring, having no interest; unbiased, impartial
entreat
To ask earnestly; to beg
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The Odyssey Book 2
Antinous
Eurymachus
Amphinomus
Telemachus
The first suitor to be slaughtered by Odysseus. SHOT IN THE T…
Asks Odysseus to have mercy on him and the rest of the suitor…
Charges Odysseus. STABBED IN THE BACK BY TELEMACHUS WITH HIS…
Runs to the storage room to get more armor for Odysseus, hims…
Antinous
The first suitor to be slaughtered by Odysseus. SHOT IN THE T…
Eurymachus
Asks Odysseus to have mercy on him and the rest of the suitor…
10 terms
Odyssey Books 9 and 10
Plundered
Detained
Mutinous
Squall
(V.) Looted; stolen by force
(V.) To hold or keep... (Adj.) Being held or kept
(Adj.) Demonstrating anger toward leadership
(N.) A brief, violent storm
Plundered
(V.) Looted; stolen by force
Detained
(V.) To hold or keep... (Adj.) Being held or kept
24 terms
Odyssey Books
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
Poseidon holds a grudge against Odysseus who is trapped on Ca…
Telemachus calls an assembly for the first time since Odysseu…
Telemachus and Mentor arrive at Pylos to seek aid from kind N…
In Sparta Menelaus reminisces on the war and his exploits wit…
Book 1
Poseidon holds a grudge against Odysseus who is trapped on Ca…
Book 2
Telemachus calls an assembly for the first time since Odysseu…
21 terms
The Odyssey: Books XXI-XXII
Scylla
Maelstrom
lurk
commandeer
huge and monstrous: six serpent necks with heads and 12 legs…
large violent whirlpool
to lie hidden, ready to ambush
to take control of by force
Scylla
huge and monstrous: six serpent necks with heads and 12 legs…
Maelstrom
large violent whirlpool
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The Odyssey Book 5 & 6
Poseidon
Calypso
Zeus
Athena
God of the sea. Son of Chronus and Rhea; father of Polyphemus…
(Ka-lipʹ-soh): Goddess and sea nymph. Daughter of Atlas. She…
(Zyoos): The supreme god of Olympus. Son of Chronus and Rhea;…
(A-theeʹ-na): Goddess of wisdom, crafts, and battle. Daughter…
Poseidon
God of the sea. Son of Chronus and Rhea; father of Polyphemus…
Calypso
(Ka-lipʹ-soh): Goddess and sea nymph. Daughter of Atlas. She…
19 terms
The Odyssey, Books 16-19
On a swift, magical Phoenician ship.
He goes to the hut of the swineherd Eu…
To avoid an ambush by the suitors.
To not be killed by suitors.
How does Odysseus make his way home after he tells his story…
Where does Odysseus go when he first arrives back on Ithaca?
Why does he go to Eumaeus's hut instead of his own palace?
Why does Odysseus wear a disguise when he returns to Ithaca?
On a swift, magical Phoenician ship.
How does Odysseus make his way home after he tells his story…
He goes to the hut of the swineherd Eu…
Where does Odysseus go when he first arrives back on Ithaca?
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