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The Odyssey Characters
Alcinoos
Anticleia
Antinoos
Arete
King of the Phaeacians, who offers Odysseus hospitality in ki…
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca. Dro…
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors. leads plan to kill tele…
Queen of the Phaeacians, wife of Alcinous, mother of Nausicaa…
Alcinoos
King of the Phaeacians, who offers Odysseus hospitality in ki…
Anticleia
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca. Dro…
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Characters in the Odyssey
Mentes/ Mentor
Telemachus
Penelope
Homer
Goddess Athena disguise ... helped Telemachus learn about father…
son of Odysseus ... young man ... goes on mini Odyssey in search of…
mother of Telemachus ... wife of Odysseus ... refuses to marry othe…
author ... represented as blind poet in epic
Mentes/ Mentor
Goddess Athena disguise ... helped Telemachus learn about father…
Telemachus
son of Odysseus ... young man ... goes on mini Odyssey in search of…
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The Odyssey: Characters
Athena
Telemachus
Odysseus
Penelope
In Greek culture, she was known as the "goddess of wisdom". D…
Son of Odysseus. Infant when Odysseus left troy for the battl…
Father of Telemachus. Had a long journey from Troy to Ithaca.…
Is the mother of Telemachus and wife of Odysseus. Suffered wh…
Athena
In Greek culture, she was known as the "goddess of wisdom". D…
Telemachus
Son of Odysseus. Infant when Odysseus left troy for the battl…
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English 2 - Unit 5 The Odyssey characters
Odysseus
Penelope
Anticleia
Laertes
king of Ithaca
Odysseus's wife, who Odysseus loves; seeks to protect Telemac…
Odysseus's dead mother
Odysseus's father, kills Eupithes
Odysseus
king of Ithaca
Penelope
Odysseus's wife, who Odysseus loves; seeks to protect Telemac…
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The Odyssey- Characters
Zeus
Poseidon
Helio
Athena
King of all the gods
god of the sea
god of the sun
goddess of wisdom
Zeus
King of all the gods
Poseidon
god of the sea
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Characters-The Odyssey
Penelope
Telemachus
Laertes
Eurycleia
Wife
his son
Father of Odysseus
Telemachus nurse, house slave
Penelope
Wife
Telemachus
his son
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The Odyssey Characters
Anticleia
Antinoos
Arete
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
King Alcinoos' wife, known for her kindness and beauty
Anticleia
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
Antinoos
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
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The Odyssey Characters
Alcinous
Antinous
Athena
Calypso
King of the Phaiacians
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
Witch/nymph who wanted Odysseus as her husband
Alcinous
King of the Phaiacians
Antinous
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
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The Odyssey Characters
Alcinoos
Anticleia
Antinoos
Arete
King of the Phaiacians
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
King Alcinoos' wife, known for her kindness and beauty
Alcinoos
King of the Phaiacians
Anticleia
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
The Odyssey Characters
Alcinous
Antinous
Athena
Calypso
King of Phaeacians
Leader of the suitors
Daughter of Zeus; goddess of wisdom; helps both Telemachus an…
Sea goddess who imprisons Odysseus for 7 years.
Alcinous
King of Phaeacians
Antinous
Leader of the suitors
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The Odyssey Characters
Anticleia
Arete
Athena
Calypso
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
King Alcinoos' wife, known for her kindness and beauty
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
Witch/nymph who wanted Odysseus as her husband
Anticleia
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
Arete
King Alcinoos' wife, known for her kindness and beauty
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The Odyssey Characters
Antinoos
Eumaios
Eurycleia
Eurymachos
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
Swineherd; a faithful servant of Odysseus
Faithful old servant of Odysseus and his family; "she loved h…
One of Penelopeia's cruelest suitors
Antinoos
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
Eumaios
Swineherd; a faithful servant of Odysseus
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"The Odyssey" Characters
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Athena
god; king of the gods and ruler of the sky
god; king of the sea and brother of Zeus
god; ruler of the house of the dead
goddess; daughter of Zeus, goddess of intelligence, the arts,…
Zeus
god; king of the gods and ruler of the sky
Poseidon
god; king of the sea and brother of Zeus
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The Odyssey Characters
Antinoos
Athena
Calypso
Circe
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
Witch/nymph who wanted Odysseus as her husband
"Terrible goddess with lovely hair, who spoke in the language…
Antinoos
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
Athena
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
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The Odyssey Characters
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
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The Odyssey Characters
Argos
Athena
Calypso
Odysseus
Odysseus's old hunting dog
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
Witch/nymph who wanted Odysseus as her husband
Protagonist unable to reach home after the Trojan War; "wise…
Argos
Odysseus's old hunting dog
Athena
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
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The Odyssey Characters
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Apollo
Anticleia
king and leader of Greek forces
King of the Phaiacians to whom Odyssey tells his story
god of music, poetry, prophecy and medicine; Odysseus asks th…
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca;... Ody…
Agamemnon
king and leader of Greek forces
Alcinous
King of the Phaiacians to whom Odyssey tells his story
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English odyssey characters books 1-6
zeus
poseidon
athena
hermes
gets gods to send odysseus home and god of sky and serpem god
mad at odysseus and god of the sea
gide for odysseus and telemachus and godess of wisdom
send spirts to underworld and messenger of the gods
zeus
gets gods to send odysseus home and god of sky and serpem god
poseidon
mad at odysseus and god of the sea
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The Odyssey Characters
Athena
Calypso
Circe
Eurycleia
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
Witch/nymph who wanted Odysseus as her husband
"Terrible goddess with lovely hair, who spoke in the language…
Faithful old servant of Odysseus and his family; "she loved h…
Athena
Goddess of wisdom; Odysseus's helper
Calypso
Witch/nymph who wanted Odysseus as her husband
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The Odyssey Characters
Alcinoos
Anticleia
Antinoos
Arete
King of the Phaiacians
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
King Alcinoos' wife, known for her kindness and beauty
Alcinoos
King of the Phaiacians
Anticleia
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
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The Odyssey Characters
Alcinoos
Anticleia
Antinoos
Arete
King of the Phaiacians
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
"Ringleader" of Penelopeia's suitors
King Alcinoos' wife, known for her kindness and beauty
Alcinoos
King of the Phaiacians
Anticleia
Odysseus's mother who died while he was away from Ithaca
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Characters in the Odyssey
Agamemnon
Antikleia
Elpenor
Eurykleia
The son of King Atreus, brother of Menelaus, husband of Clyte…
Odysseus' mother
One of Odysseus' men; Died by falling of a roof because he wa…
Odysseus' maid/nurse since birth; remains loyal to him even w…
Agamemnon
The son of King Atreus, brother of Menelaus, husband of Clyte…
Antikleia
Odysseus' mother
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The Odyssey- Characters
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Anticlea
Antinous
-former King of Mycenae, brother of Menelaus, & commander of…
-King of the Phaeacians, who offers Odysseus hospitality in h…
-Odysseus' mother... -Odysseus sees his mother when he visits th…
-most arrogant of Penelope's suitors... -leads the campaign to h…
Agamemnon
-former King of Mycenae, brother of Menelaus, & commander of…
Alcinous
-King of the Phaeacians, who offers Odysseus hospitality in h…
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English - Major Characters on Odyssey - 1
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
epic hero of the Odyssey - he fought among other Greek heroes…
Odysseus's son and is now 20 years old
wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus - remains steadfast…
daughter of Zeus and goddess of wisdom, battle, and womanly a…
Odysseus
epic hero of the Odyssey - he fought among other Greek heroes…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son and is now 20 years old
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Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Laertes
Menelaus
(main character) Son of Laertes and Anticleia, husband of Pen…
He was just an infant when his father left home to fight the…
Father of Odysseus
Son of Atreus, younger brother of Agamemnon, husband of Helen…
Odysseus
(main character) Son of Laertes and Anticleia, husband of Pen…
Telemachus
He was just an infant when his father left home to fight the…
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Odyssey Characters & Places Books 1-7- English
Athena
Telemachus
Penelope
Antinuous
Goddess of wisdom, skills, & warfare
Son of Odysseus and Penelope
Wife of Odysseus
Leader among the suitors
Athena
Goddess of wisdom, skills, & warfare
Telemachus
Son of Odysseus and Penelope
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The Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Telemakhos
Penelope
Athena
The protagonist in the whole book; son of Laertes
Son of Odysseus and Penelope; goes on journey to find his fat…
Mother of Telemakhos; Wife of Odysseus; Suitors want to marry…
Daughter to Zeus; Goddess of Wisdom; visits Telemakhos in dis…
Odysseus
The protagonist in the whole book; son of Laertes
Telemakhos
Son of Odysseus and Penelope; goes on journey to find his fat…
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The Odyssey Characters (Humans)
Achilles
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Anticlea
Immortal man, vulnerable only in his heel
King and leader of the Greek forces
King of Phaeacians to whom Odysseus tells his story
Odysseus's mother
Achilles
Immortal man, vulnerable only in his heel
Agamemnon
King and leader of the Greek forces
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The Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
The protagonist of the Odyssey... He fought among the other Gree…
Odysseus's son... An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telemac…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus... spends her days in…
assists Odysseus and Telemachus with divine powers throughout…
Odysseus
The protagonist of the Odyssey... He fought among the other Gree…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son... An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telemac…
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Characters in the odyssey
Agamemnon
Aiolos Hippotades
Alcinous
Amphinomos
a friend of oysseus who fought with him in the trojan war. He…
a friend of the gods. He was manager of the winds
King of the Phaeacians, who offers Odysseus hospitality in hi…
the suitors whose manners please Penelopia the most
Agamemnon
a friend of oysseus who fought with him in the trojan war. He…
Aiolos Hippotades
a friend of the gods. He was manager of the winds
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The Odyssey Character and Location List (ENGLISH 1)
Troy
Lord Helios
Zeus
Kalypso
The land in which Odysseus fought in the Iliad
The sun God; God who's cattle was eaten by Odysseus's crew
The God of the sky and Athena's father; God who allowed Odyss…
Titaness (Goddess) who lives on Ogygia and wants Odysseus to…
Troy
The land in which Odysseus fought in the Iliad
Lord Helios
The sun God; God who's cattle was eaten by Odysseus's crew
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The Odyssey Characters with Pictures
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
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The Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
Husband to Penelope, father of Telemachus. Protagonist, spend…
Odysseus's son, natural obstacle to suitors for mother. Initi…
Wife of Odysseus and mother to Telemachus, flighty and emotio…
Goddess of wisdom, purposeful battle, and womanly arts. Appea…
Odysseus
Husband to Penelope, father of Telemachus. Protagonist, spend…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son, natural obstacle to suitors for mother. Initi…
Odyssey Characters
Laertes
Odysseus
Penelope
Athena
Odysseus's father
King of Ithaca and hero of the Trojan war
Odysseus's wife
Daughter of Zeus and goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare w…
Laertes
Odysseus's father
Odysseus
King of Ithaca and hero of the Trojan war
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Odyssey Characters
Achilles
Aeolus
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Hero of the Trojan War: Odysseus encounters him in Hades and…
Keeper of the winds. Stores them in a sack on Odysseus' ship.…
Commander of the Trojan War. Murdered by Aegisthus and Clymne…
King of the Phaeacians. Gracious host to Odysseus, father of…
Achilles
Hero of the Trojan War: Odysseus encounters him in Hades and…
Aeolus
Keeper of the winds. Stores them in a sack on Odysseus' ship.…
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Odyssey Characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Anticlea
son of Laertes; main character
son of Odysseus and Penelope
Odysseus' wife and mother of Telemachus
Odysseus' mom
Odysseus
son of Laertes; main character
Telemachus
son of Odysseus and Penelope
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Odyssey Characters
Odysseuys
Penelope
Telemachus
Eumaeus
a brave, strong, survivor, hero... -husband of Penelope... -main ch…
beautiful, kind... -Odysseus's wife... -tourtered by suitor... -human
Odysseus Son... -goes out for a year in search for his father... -h…
-mortal human... -meets Odysseuys during his journey... -first mort…
Odysseuys
a brave, strong, survivor, hero... -husband of Penelope... -main ch…
Penelope
beautiful, kind... -Odysseus's wife... -tourtered by suitor... -human
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English - the Odyssey characters / books 6-12
Achilles
Odysseus
Penelope
Polyphemus
Greatest Greek warrior, husband of Briseis whom Agamemnon ste…
Epic Hero for Odyssey
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope spends he…
One of the Cyclopes (uncivilized one-eyed giants) whose islan…
Achilles
Greatest Greek warrior, husband of Briseis whom Agamemnon ste…
Odysseus
Epic Hero for Odyssey
26 terms
Odyssey Characters
Achilles
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Antinous
greatest of the Greek heroes at Troy, Immortal man, vulnerabl…
the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War
King of the Phaeacians, who offers Odysseus hospitality in hi…
The most arrogant of Penelope's suitors. He leads the campaig…
Achilles
greatest of the Greek heroes at Troy, Immortal man, vulnerabl…
Agamemnon
the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War
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The Odyssey characters
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Amphinomus
Antinous
Brother of Menelaus, king of Sparta and leader of the Greek f…
King who listens to Odysseus' story and gives him a ship to t…
A suitor and one Penelope favored. He was killed by her son,…
One of the two leader samong the suitors (See Eurymachus)
Agamemnon
Brother of Menelaus, king of Sparta and leader of the Greek f…
Alcinous
King who listens to Odysseus' story and gives him a ship to t…
31 terms
The Odyssey - Characters
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Laestrygonians
(main character) Son of Laertes and Anticleia, husband of Pen…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope spends he…
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telema…
giant cannibals who threw rocks at ship and drowned crew and…
Odysseus
(main character) Son of Laertes and Anticleia, husband of Pen…
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope spends he…
34 terms
The Odyssey Characters with Pictures
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
30 terms
The Odyssey Characters
ODYSSEUS
PENELOPE
TELEMACHUS
CIRCE
The protagonist of The Odyssey
wife of Odysseus; weaves & un-weaves a burial shroud to avoid…
son of Odysseus
magical enchantress who transforms men into animals
ODYSSEUS
The protagonist of The Odyssey
PENELOPE
wife of Odysseus; weaves & un-weaves a burial shroud to avoid…
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Odyssey characters
Circe
Tiresias
Charybdis
Odysseus
Goddes/Witch that luers men to her home and turns them to pigs
Man that Odysseus meets in the underworld
Creature that forms a worldpool and kills all of Odusseus men
was a legendary Greek king of Ithaca and the hero of Homer's…
Circe
Goddes/Witch that luers men to her home and turns them to pigs
Tiresias
Man that Odysseus meets in the underworld
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Odyssey Characters
Agamemnon
Alcinous
Amphinomus
Antinous
King and leader of Greek forces during the Trojan war
King of the Phaeacians and person to whom Odysseus relates
One of Penelope's suitors
Rudest of Penelope's suitors
Agamemnon
King and leader of Greek forces during the Trojan war
Alcinous
King of the Phaeacians and person to whom Odysseus relates
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Odyssey Characters
helios
zeus
telemachus
penelope
God of the sun
King of the gods
Odysseus and Penelope's son
Wife of Odysseus
helios
God of the sun
zeus
King of the gods
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Odyssey characters
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Eumaeus
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…
The loyal shepherd who, along with the cowherd Philoetius, he…
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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English Semester 2 Odyssey Characters and Terminology
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Athena
Main charcater
Odysseus's son
Wife of Odysseus
Goddess of wisdom and daughter of Zeus
Odysseus
Main charcater
Telemachus
Odysseus's son
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English - the Odyssey characters / books 6-12
Achilles
Odysseus
Penelope
Polyphemus
Greatest Greek warrior, husband of Briseis whom Agamemnon ste…
Epic Hero for Odyssey
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope spends he…
One of the Cyclopes (uncivilized one-eyed giants) whose islan…
Achilles
Greatest Greek warrior, husband of Briseis whom Agamemnon ste…
Odysseus
Epic Hero for Odyssey
23 terms
Odyssey Characters
achaens
Agamemnnon
Agelaus
Alcinous
another name for Greeks
leader of the Achaens that attacked Troy
suitor
king of the Phaescians
achaens
another name for Greeks
Agamemnnon
leader of the Achaens that attacked Troy
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