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15 terms
odyssey
formidable
guile
plunder
mutinous
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraud
involving revolt against authority
formidable
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
guile
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
30 terms
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…
12 terms
Odyssey
Epic Setting
Epithet
Epic Hero
Allusion
Includes fantastic or exotic lands, or more than one nation.
Descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristics of th…
Has superhuman strength, craftiness, and confidence. Helped a…
A reference to something that is known outside of the text.
Epic Setting
Includes fantastic or exotic lands, or more than one nation.
Epithet
Descriptive phrase expressing a quality characteristics of th…
33 terms
"The Odyssey"
formidable
laurel
Muse
nectar
impressive in strength or excellence
a sweet smelling tree with shiny dark leaves
Daughter of Zeus; protector of art art and science
food and drink of the gods
formidable
impressive in strength or excellence
laurel
a sweet smelling tree with shiny dark leaves
35 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Poseidon
Our hero
wife of Odysseus
son of Odysseus
god of seas; angry at Odysseus, tries to prevent him from ret…
Odysseus
Our hero
Penelope
wife of Odysseus
32 terms
The Odyssey
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
14 terms
odyssey
author
his existence was _____________
Scholars assign him to the _______ cen…
was a _________ bard (poet)
Homer
questionable
eighth
blind
author
Homer
his existence was _____________
questionable
66 terms
Odyssey
Epic Poem
Folk epic
Legend
Myth
*Long Narrative poem... *About the exploits of kings & heros... *Th…
begins in oral tradition and later written down
begins with a historical event and grows
man's attempt to make sense out of the world
Epic Poem
*Long Narrative poem... *About the exploits of kings & heros... *Th…
Folk epic
begins in oral tradition and later written down
15 terms
odyssey
formidable
guile
plunder
mutinous
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
to take wrongfully, as by pillage, robbery, or fraud... To stea…
involving revolt against authority.... To go against person or…
formidable
arousing feelings of awe or admiration because of grandeur, s…
guile
cunning in attaining a goal; crafty or artful deception; dupl…
Odyssey
Motivate
Objective
Pursuit
Subsequent
to provide a cause for doing something
a purpose,intention or goal
an action of chasing or following something
coming after or following some thing
Motivate
to provide a cause for doing something
Objective
a purpose,intention or goal
9 terms
Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemakhos
Athena
King of Ithaca Protagonist
Wife of Odysseus
son of Odysseus and Penelope
Goddess of wisdom
Odysseus
King of Ithaca Protagonist
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus
13 terms
Odyssey
telemachus
polyphemus
alinous
antinous
mc son
cyclopes
king who listens
leader of suitors
telemachus
mc son
polyphemus
cyclopes
139 terms
The Odyssey
characteristics of odysseus
setting of the beginning of the book,…
what Odysseus did to the Trojans to ra…
how long was odysseus at war
never gives up, determined... thoroughly moral... very smart... althou…
Ithaca
disguised a wooden horse to make it look like they gave up, b…
10 years
characteristics of odysseus
never gives up, determined... thoroughly moral... very smart... althou…
setting of the beginning of the book,…
Ithaca
58 terms
Odyssey
Poseidon
Athena
Scylla
Charybdis
god of the sea----earth shaker
Favorite daughter of Zeus. Greek goddess of wisdom, war and p…
6 headed monster lives on this island
female monster who sucks water to form a deadly whirlpool
Poseidon
god of the sea----earth shaker
Athena
Favorite daughter of Zeus. Greek goddess of wisdom, war and p…
10 terms
Odyssey
Abominably
Lurk
Chaos
Scourge
In a helpful way; horribly
To lie hidden, ready to ambush
Great disorder or confusion
A cause of great suffering or destructon
Abominably
In a helpful way; horribly
Lurk
To lie hidden, ready to ambush
14 terms
Odyssey
bard
valor
contender/contending
plundering
(N) storyteller
(N) courage; boldness
(N) fighter (V) fighting
(V) stealing; robbing
bard
(N) storyteller
valor
(N) courage; boldness
16 terms
odyssey
hubris
ponderous
adversary
foreboding
excessive pride, arrogance, conceitedness, vanity... ex. Taking…
heavy, massive,of great weight, dull, huge
a person or a group that attacks, enemy , rivals
A prediction, dread, anxiety... ex. A palm reader forebode the m…
hubris
excessive pride, arrogance, conceitedness, vanity... ex. Taking…
ponderous
heavy, massive,of great weight, dull, huge
59 terms
Odyssey
Poseidon
Circe
Athena
the Sirens
god of the sea
The beautiful witch-goddess who transforms Odysseus's crew in…
Favorite daughter of Zeus. Greek goddess of wisdom, war and p…
Creatures who can spellbind any man alive who catches their v…
Poseidon
god of the sea
Circe
The beautiful witch-goddess who transforms Odysseus's crew in…
27 terms
Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Laertes
the protagonist of The Odyssey
loyal wife of the protagonist
son of the protagonist
father of the protagonist
Odysseus
the protagonist of The Odyssey
Penelope
loyal wife of the protagonist
25 terms
Odyssey
Homer
Paris
Odysseus
Athena
wrote Iliad and Odyssey
Trojan who judged the contest for the Golden Apple and chose…
Epic Hero for Odyssey
Goddess of wisdom, favors Oddysseus
Homer
wrote Iliad and Odyssey
Paris
Trojan who judged the contest for the Golden Apple and chose…
34 terms
The Odyssey
Achilles
Aeolus
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Immortal man, vulnerable only in his heel
God of the winds
King and leader of the Greek forces
King of Phaeacians to whom Odysseus tells his story
Achilles
Immortal man, vulnerable only in his heel
Aeolus
God of the winds
38 terms
Odyssey
Helios
Zeus
Telemachus
Penelope
The sun god; raises cattle on the island of thrinacia
Ruler of the gods; father of Athena and Apollo
Odysseus son
Odysseus wife
Helios
The sun god; raises cattle on the island of thrinacia
Zeus
Ruler of the gods; father of Athena and Apollo
15 terms
Odyssey
barbaric
guile
mustered
lout
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal
sly or cunning intelligence
collect or assemble
clumsy, stupid person
barbaric
savagely cruel; exceedingly brutal
guile
sly or cunning intelligence
12 terms
Odyssey
Athena
Poseidon
Lotus Eaters
Cyclopes
Goddess of wisdom and battle strategies... Champion of Odysseus-…
God of the sea... Father of Polyphemus... Swears revenge against Od…
Live on an island visited buy Odysseus... Eat a plant that cause…
One-eyed Giants
Athena
Goddess of wisdom and battle strategies... Champion of Odysseus-…
Poseidon
God of the sea... Father of Polyphemus... Swears revenge against Od…
15 terms
Odyssey
allusion
archetype
arete
chronological order
An indirect reference to some piece of knowledge not actually…
The original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
The Greek term arête implies a humble and constant striving f…
The arrangement of things following one after another in time
allusion
An indirect reference to some piece of knowledge not actually…
archetype
The original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
15 terms
Odyssey
Adversary
Harried
Muster
Appalled
...
...
...
...
Adversary
...
Harried
...
19 terms
Odyssey
Disconsolate
Cordial
Lyre
Minstrel
Hopelessly sad
Friendly
Stringed intrument
Singer of verses
Disconsolate
Hopelessly sad
Cordial
Friendly
12 terms
Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
Assonance
Alliteration
A long poem
the main character or protagonist in an epic that heroically…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of consonant sounds.
Epic
A long poem
Epic Hero
the main character or protagonist in an epic that heroically…
8 terms
odyssey
Epic simile
epithet
allusion
Conflict-
a comparison developed over a greater length of several lines
renames a person or a thing with a descriptive phrase
a reference to literary or historical person place event or c…
problem or struggle a character faces. internal/external conf…
Epic simile
a comparison developed over a greater length of several lines
epithet
renames a person or a thing with a descriptive phrase
64 terms
odyssey
odysseus
telemachus
penelope
eumaeus
epic hero
son of odysseus
loyal wife & queen
loyal swineherd
odysseus
epic hero
telemachus
son of odysseus
16 terms
Odyssey
Kleos Epic
Nostos Epic
Xenia
Homeric (also epic) simile n.
Concerned with glory that comes from honor and death in battle
Concerned with return and homecoming after war
Reciprocal obligations of a guest-host relationship
An extended simile elaborated in great detail
Kleos Epic
Concerned with glory that comes from honor and death in battle
Nostos Epic
Concerned with return and homecoming after war
26 terms
Odyssey
Epic Hero
Epic Hero
Epic Hero
Epic Hero
Mortal
Faithful to gods, family, and country
Brains and brawns
Brave but feels fear
Epic Hero
Mortal
Epic Hero
Faithful to gods, family, and country
Odyssey
Which came first
Homer had what inpairmnet
Long narrative poem
Brief description or phrase that helps…
The iliad
Blind
Epic poem
Epithet
Which came first
The iliad
Homer had what inpairmnet
Blind
12 terms
Odyssey
Abominably
Adversary
Appalled
Ardor
Adj. In a hateful way; horribly
N. An opponent; Enemy
Adj. Filled with dismay; horrified appall v.
N. Passion
Abominably
Adj. In a hateful way; horribly
Adversary
N. An opponent; Enemy
10 terms
Odyssey
Formidable (adjective)
Appalled (adjective)
Chide (verb)
dwindle: (verb)
Inspiring fear, awe, or admiration because of great size, str…
filled with dismay; horrified.
To scold mildly; reproach
to gradually become less; diminish
Formidable (adjective)
Inspiring fear, awe, or admiration because of great size, str…
Appalled (adjective)
filled with dismay; horrified.
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Odyssey
Plundered
Bereft
Ardor
Dispatched
Took goods by force
Deprived
Passion
To finish quickly
Plundered
Took goods by force
Bereft
Deprived
28 terms
Odyssey
Zuez
Poseidon
Hades
Athena
Supreme God, God of the sky, brother to Poseidon and Hades.
God of the sea, brother to Hades and Zuez.
God of the underworld, brother to Poseidon and Zuez.
Godess of wisdom, daughter of Zuez.
Zuez
Supreme God, God of the sky, brother to Poseidon and Hades.
Poseidon
God of the sea, brother to Hades and Zuez.
22 terms
Odyssey
Calypso
Circe
Charybdis
Epic:
Why does she release him? What was their relationship?
Turns men into animals!
Giant whirlpool monster which would put entire ship in jeopardy
Narrative poem that tells about heroes and Gods; Epic hero is…
Calypso
Why does she release him? What was their relationship?
Circe
Turns men into animals!
25 terms
Odyssey
muse
contend
Harried
plunder
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
(v.) to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
to wonder
To steal
muse
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
contend
(v.) to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue
32 terms
Odyssey
Helios
Antikleia
Scylla
Poseidon
sun god with a herd of bovines
O's mom
Six headed monster
Polyphemos's dad
Helios
sun god with a herd of bovines
Antikleia
O's mom
28 terms
Odyssey
Alcinous
Odysseus
Calypso
Zeus
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his Story
King of Ithaca, also the main character of the story
sea goddess who loved Odysseus
King of the Greek gods
Alcinous
King of the Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his Story
Odysseus
King of Ithaca, also the main character of the story
12 terms
Odyssey
Dissemble
Incredulity
Bemusing
Equity
conceal under false appearance; disguise
unwillingness or inability to believe
stupefying or muddling
quality of being equal or fair; fairness; justice
Dissemble
conceal under false appearance; disguise
Incredulity
unwillingness or inability to believe
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odyssey
Epic setting
Epithet
Motif
Archetype
Includes fantastic or exotic lands; involves more than one na…
A descriptive name or phrase used to characterize someone or…
A recurring theme, subject or idea
A very typical example of a certain person or thing
Epic setting
Includes fantastic or exotic lands; involves more than one na…
Epithet
A descriptive name or phrase used to characterize someone or…
19 terms
Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Athena
husband of Penelope and father of Telemachus, a hero
Faithful wife of Odysseus
Odysseus and Penelope's son
goddess of wisdom
Odysseus
husband of Penelope and father of Telemachus, a hero
Penelope
Faithful wife of Odysseus
25 terms
Odyssey
muse
contend
harried
plunder
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder... reflect: muse:: d…
(v.) to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue... argue: contend:…
(V). 1. to be harassed or annoyed by repeated attacks; worrie…
(v.) to rob by force, especially during wartime; to seize wro…
muse
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder... reflect: muse:: d…
contend
(v.) to fight, struggle; to compete; to argue... argue: contend:…
12 terms
Odyssey
Rogue
Ponderous
Din
Sage
dishonest, unprincipled person
very heavy
very loud noise hurtful to the ears
wise - a wise person (sage advice)
Rogue
dishonest, unprincipled person
Ponderous
very heavy
Odyssey
Achaea
Achilles
Achaen ally in troy?
Acaea
Name for mainland greece
Commander of the myrmidons
Achilles
Island home of Circe
Achaea
Name for mainland greece
Achilles
Commander of the myrmidons
10 terms
Odyssey
Avail
Tremulous
Aloof
Pliant
to help; to be of use
trembling... quivering
Distant physically or emotionally; reserved; indifferent
bending readily; easily influenced
Avail
to help; to be of use
Tremulous
trembling... quivering
20 terms
Odyssey
Telemechus
Penelope
Scylla
Phaeacia
Odysseus' son
Odysseus' wife
Six headed monster
Where Odysseus tells his story
Telemechus
Odysseus' son
Penelope
Odysseus' wife
69 terms
Odyssey
Aegisthus
Agamemnon
Ajax
Achilles
Seducer of Clytemnestra, and murderer of Agamemnon, killed by…
King of Mycenae, son of Atreus, brother of Menelaus, husband…
Defeated by Odysseus in the contest for Achilles armor, son o…
Son of Peleus and Thetis. Greatest Greek hero at Troy: met Od…
Aegisthus
Seducer of Clytemnestra, and murderer of Agamemnon, killed by…
Agamemnon
King of Mycenae, son of Atreus, brother of Menelaus, husband…
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