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20 terms
The Odyssey
indifferent
appalled
guile
formidable
Having no preference
horrified, shocked
deceit; trickery
Menacing; causing fear or awe
indifferent
Having no preference
appalled
horrified, shocked
10 terms
The Odyssey
alliance
odyssey
epic
embody
An agreement to work together
a long, adventurous journey
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
(v.) to give form to; to incorporate, include; to personify
alliance
An agreement to work together
odyssey
a long, adventurous journey
13 terms
The Odyssey
slay or slain
Odyssey
jubilant
jutted
kill
Journey
happy
stick out
slay or slain
kill
Odyssey
Journey
17 terms
The Odyssey
invocation
epic
mythology
logos
the summoning of a deity or the supernatural
a long narrative poem from the oral tradition about the deeds…
a set of beliefs held by a culture
appeal to logic
invocation
the summoning of a deity or the supernatural
epic
a long narrative poem from the oral tradition about the deeds…
211 terms
The Odyssey
Who created the Odyssey?
Where did Odysseus go to fight the war?
Who is the king of the Phaeacians to w…
Who is the king of Ithaca?
Homer
Troy
Alcinous
Odysseus
Who created the Odyssey?
Homer
Where did Odysseus go to fight the war?
Troy
39 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…
26 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Cyclops
The Sirens
Circe
the main character in the Odyssey; His Roman name is Ulysses
the one eyed monster; son of Poseidon; his name is Polyphemus
Deadly female singers (mermaids)
goddess/witch that turns men into pigs
Odysseus
the main character in the Odyssey; His Roman name is Ulysses
Cyclops
the one eyed monster; son of Poseidon; his name is Polyphemus
58 terms
"The Odyssey"
Circe
Penelope
Calypso
Ithaca
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Odysseus's wife
She kept Odysseus on her island for seven years.
Odysseus's home and kingdom
Circe
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Penelope
Odysseus's wife
20 terms
The Odyssey
indifferent
appalled
guile
formidable
Having no preference
horrified, shocked
deceit; trickery
Menacing; causing fear or awe
indifferent
Having no preference
appalled
horrified, shocked
37 terms
The Odyssey
Hermes
Penelope
Telemachus
Eurykleia
Messenger to tell Calypso to let Odysseus go
Wife of Odysseus wife who is bothered by Suitors
Odysseus's son
nurse or nanny to Odyssius and his son and good friend to Pen…
Hermes
Messenger to tell Calypso to let Odysseus go
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus wife who is bothered by Suitors
10 terms
The Odyssey
ambrosia
bard
crafty
deftly
the fabled food of the gods, particularly in Greek mythology
a poet, especially one of old, who recites historical tales a…
skilled at outsmarting, tricking or deceiving others; able to…
with quick and skillful movements; in a way that shows great…
ambrosia
the fabled food of the gods, particularly in Greek mythology
bard
a poet, especially one of old, who recites historical tales a…
25 terms
The Odyssey
Alcinous
Apollo
Athena
Calypso
King of the Phaeacians; Alcinous hears the story of Odysseus'…
God of archery
Daughter of Zeus and goddess of wisdom and purposeful battle.…
The sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years
Alcinous
King of the Phaeacians; Alcinous hears the story of Odysseus'…
Apollo
God of archery
58 terms
"The Odyssey"
Circe
Penelope
Calypso
Ithaca
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Odysseus's wife
She kept Odysseus on her island for seven years.
Odysseus's home and kingdom
Circe
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Penelope
Odysseus's wife
10 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Athena
a legendary Greek King of Ithaca who uses his wit and "metis"…
Odysseus' faithful wife, a good hostess, and an expert at the…
Odysseus' son who is weak-willed at the beginning, yet finds…
patroness of warfare, goddess of wisdom, an ever-present help…
Odysseus
a legendary Greek King of Ithaca who uses his wit and "metis"…
Penelope
Odysseus' faithful wife, a good hostess, and an expert at the…
27 terms
The Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
In Media Res
Muse
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
"in the middle of things" - text begins in the middle of the…
a spirit or source that inspires an artist.
Epic
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
Epic Hero
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
40 terms
The Odyssey
xenia
kleos
epithet
"rosy fingered dawn" and "master marin…
guest friendship, hospitality
reputation, honor
repetitive adjective phrase
epithet
xenia
guest friendship, hospitality
kleos
reputation, honor
20 terms
The Odyssey
indifferent
appalled
guile
formidable
Having no preference
horrified, shocked
deceit; trickery
Menacing; causing fear or awe
indifferent
Having no preference
appalled
horrified, shocked
19 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Eurylochus
Hero of the Trojan War
Odysseus' wife
Odysseus' teenage son
Captain in Odysseus' crew
Odysseus
Hero of the Trojan War
Penelope
Odysseus' wife
15 terms
The Odyssey
Assuage
Ardor
Abreast
Bereft
V. To make easier or milder, relieve
N. Intense and passionate feeling
Adj. Side-by-side, facing the same way
N. Deprived
Assuage
V. To make easier or milder, relieve
Ardor
N. Intense and passionate feeling
44 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…
43 terms
Odyssey
Athena
Telemachus
Odysseus
Penelope
Aka, Mentes/Mentor, goddess that helps Odysseus
Odysseus' son
Main char
Odysseus' wife
Athena
Aka, Mentes/Mentor, goddess that helps Odysseus
Telemachus
Odysseus' son
37 terms
The 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…
"The Odyssey"
Circe
Penelope
Calypso
Ithaca
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Odysseus's wife
She kept Odysseus on her island for seven years.
Odysseus's home and kingdom
Circe
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Penelope
Odysseus's wife
12 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Eurylochus
Hero of the Trojan War
Odysseus' wife
Odysseus' teenage son
Captain in Odysseus' crew
Odysseus
Hero of the Trojan War
Penelope
Odysseus' wife
18 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Athena
a legendary Greek King of Ithaca who uses his wit and guile i…
Odysseus' faithful wife, a good hostess, and an expert at the…
Odysseus' son who is weak-willed at the beginning, yet finds…
patroness of warfare, goddess of wisdom, an ever-present help…
Odysseus
a legendary Greek King of Ithaca who uses his wit and guile i…
Penelope
Odysseus' faithful wife, a good hostess, and an expert at the…
37 terms
The Odyssey
Hermes
Penelope
Telemachus
Eurykleia
Messenger to tell Calypso to let Odysseus go
Wife of Odysseus wife who is bothered by Suitors
Odysseus's son
nurse or nanny to Odyssius and his son and good friend to Pen…
Hermes
Messenger to tell Calypso to let Odysseus go
Penelope
Wife of Odysseus wife who is bothered by Suitors
8 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Zues
Greek general from Ithaca who goes to fight in the Trojan War…
Odysseus's wife. She has suitors living in her house who want…
Son of Odysseus and Penelope. Hates the suitors in his house…
King of the gods. No loyalty to humans and occasionally is co…
Odysseus
Greek general from Ithaca who goes to fight in the Trojan War…
Penelope
Odysseus's wife. She has suitors living in her house who want…
27 terms
The Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
In Media Res
Muse
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
"in the middle of things" - text begins in the middle of the…
a spirit or source that inspires an artist.
Epic
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
Epic Hero
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
15 terms
The Odyssey
deity
prophecy
hubris
Polytheistic
another word for god or goddess
...
excessive pride
belief in many gods
deity
another word for god or goddess
prophecy
...
30 terms
The Odyssey
Zeus
Athena
Calypso
Circe
god of lightning and thunderstorms/father of gods
goddess of war/wisdom
Immortal sea nymph
goddess of enchantment/turns animals into animals
Zeus
god of lightning and thunderstorms/father of gods
Athena
goddess of war/wisdom
32 terms
The Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
In Media Res
Muse
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
"in the middle of things" - text begins in the middle of the…
a spirit or source that inspires an artist.
Epic
A poem that tells about the adventures of a hero.
Epic Hero
A brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for a gr…
27 terms
Odyssey
epic
epic hero
characterization
theme
of relating to or characteristic of an epic or epics, long or…
a character in an epic poem who is noble and brave and is aff…
process in which the author reveals a character's personality
main idea or underlying meaning of a text
epic
of relating to or characteristic of an epic or epics, long or…
epic hero
a character in an epic poem who is noble and brave and is aff…
22 terms
The Odyssey
Alcinous
Cyclops
Hubris
The Odyssey
Phoenician King
One-eyed monster who is uncivilized and is not very intellige…
Excessive pride or arrogance
An epic story about the Journey of Odysseus trying to get hom…
Alcinous
Phoenician King
Cyclops
One-eyed monster who is uncivilized and is not very intellige…
16 terms
THE ODYSSEY
PLUNDERED
DETAINED
MUTINOUS
SQUALL
Took goods by force; looted
Held or kept in custody
unruly, rebellious,... Rebelling against a leader
brief, violent storm
PLUNDERED
Took goods by force; looted
DETAINED
Held or kept in custody
50 terms
"The Odyssey"
Circe
Penelope
Calypso
Ithaca
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Odysseus's wife
She kept Odysseus on her island for seven years.
Odysseus's home and kingdom
Circe
Enchantress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs
Penelope
Odysseus's wife
10 terms
The Odyssey
Adversity
Formidable
Ravage
Profusion
Hardship; misfortune
Awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; Strikingly impressive
Destroy violently; ruin
large supply; abundance
Adversity
Hardship; misfortune
Formidable
Awe-inspiring by reason of excellence; Strikingly impressive
22 terms
The Odyssey
Epic
Epic Hero
Archetype
Hubris
a long narrative poem
a hero in an epic that is admired by his achievemnets
a typical example of a person or object in literature
extreme and dangerous pride in yourself
Epic
a long narrative poem
Epic Hero
a hero in an epic that is admired by his achievemnets
24 terms
THE ODYSSEY
Goddesses
Sea Nymph
Monster
Island
Circe - with goddess transforms Odysseus into pigs
Calypso
Charybdis (whirlpool)
Aeaea
Goddesses
Circe - with goddess transforms Odysseus into pigs
Sea Nymph
Calypso
76 terms
The Odyssey
Define myth.
Which god takes a side against Odysseu…
Which god takes a side for Odysseus an…
Who was Homer?
A myth deals with the relationship between humans and the unk…
Poseidon sides against Odysseus, and he represents his pride,…
Athena sides for Odysseus, and she represents his cleverness…
He is the name accepted by scholars as having written The Ody…
Define myth.
A myth deals with the relationship between humans and the unk…
Which god takes a side against Odysseu…
Poseidon sides against Odysseus, and he represents his pride,…
32 terms
The Odyssey
invocation of the muse
epithet
foreshadowing - he will lose all his men
personification and/or epithet
What does The Odssey open with?
a descriptive title
"but not by will nor valor could he save them, / for their ow…
"Lord Helios, the Sun"
invocation of the muse
What does The Odssey open with?
epithet
a descriptive title
27 terms
The Odyssey
Odysseus
Lotus Eaters
Athena
Antinous
Epic Hero, 20 year journey, King of Ithica
Magical and very powerful, makes them not want to go home
Goddess of Wisdom, Disguised her as mentor, sides with Odysseus
Worst suitor, lied about Archery day
Odysseus
Epic Hero, 20 year journey, King of Ithica
Lotus Eaters
Magical and very powerful, makes them not want to go home
60 terms
The Odyssey
Who wrote the Odyssey?
Where did Odysseus go to fight the war?
Who is the king of the Phaeacians to w…
Who is the king of Ithaca?
Homer
Troy
Alcinous
Odysseus
Who wrote the Odyssey?
Homer
Where did Odysseus go to fight the war?
Troy
15 terms
The Odyssey
adversary
appalled
assuage
beguiling
opponent; enemy; foe
filled with or overcome by horror, consternation, or fear
to make milder or less severe
influencing by trickery, flattery
adversary
opponent; enemy; foe
appalled
filled with or overcome by horror, consternation, or fear
25 terms
The Odyssey
epic
pining
languishes
herald
a long, serious, poetic narrative about a significant event,…
to yearn deeply for
to lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feeble
a royal messenger
epic
a long, serious, poetic narrative about a significant event,…
pining
to yearn deeply for
15 terms
The Odyssey
portrayed
destiny
mutual
express
showed
unavoidable future; fate
done, said, or felt by each toward the other
put into words; show feeling or emotion
portrayed
showed
destiny
unavoidable future; fate
69 terms
The Odyssey
Plunder (v)
Plunder (v)
Plunder (v)
Hallowed (adj)
steal goods, typically in a time of war or civil disorder
"Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns dri…
...
greatly revered or respected
Plunder (v)
steal goods, typically in a time of war or civil disorder
Plunder (v)
"Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns dri…
The Odyssey
Avenge
Blatant
Ambrosia/Nectar
Cajole
to seek revenge
unpleasantly or offensively noisy; glaring
something delicious; the food of the gods
Coax, to persuade with flattery
Avenge
to seek revenge
Blatant
unpleasantly or offensively noisy; glaring
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…
41 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…
35 terms
Odyssey
odyssey
epic
epic hero
conflict
A long journey
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
A main character in an epic whose legendary or heroic actions…
A struggle between opposing forces
odyssey
A long journey
epic
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
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