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Who offers Odysseus a ship and asks for tales of his adventures
Alcinous
Odysseus' and Penelope's servant or wife
Eurynome
Who wrote the Illiad and the Odyssey?
Homer
Who was Odysseus's son?
Telemachus
Who is the faithful companion who is found in a dung heap after 20 years
Argus
Who is Odysseus' mother (a ghost seen n the Land of the Dead)
Anticlea
One of Odysseus's crew
Perimedes
Who is the god of the sea and the earthquakes
Poseidon
Who is the god of the sun
Helios
Who is the enchantress who helped Odysseus?
Circe
Who is Zeus' father?
Cronus
What is a gigantic whirlpool
Charybdis
Who is Odysseus' "beggar" connection
Athena
Who is the sea goddess who loved Odysseus?
Calypso
Who is the god of the underworld?
Hades
Who was a prophet who helped Odysseus?
Tiresias
Who is Poseidon's son?
Polyphemus
Who is the king of the gods?
Zeus
Who is a rock monster who eats men?
Scylla
Elpenor, one of Odysseus men, died
by falling off Circe's roof
Calypso's island is
Odygia
Why did Odysseus' men did not listen to his orders at the land of Cicones?
They were drunk
What did Odysseus have to do to set things right with Poseidon?
He had to sacrifice a buck, a ram and a boar.
Which shipmate told Odysseus' men to eat Helios' cattle?
Eurylochus
Poseidon intentionally threw Odysseus off course- T/F
T
Aeolus is the god of the wind T/F
F
Antinous broke a chair on the shoulder of a begger T/F
T
The beggar sufficiently strung the bow, and could make the shot through the twelve ax sockets. T/F
F
Circe told Odysseus that he alone should hear the song of the Sirens T/F
F
Nectar and Ambrosia is indeed food of the gods. T/F
F
Odysseus did not fall in love with Calypso.T/F
F
A magic herb protects Odysseus against being changed into a swine by Circe. T/F
T
Persephone is the queen of the underworld. T/F
T
Odysseus and Penelope's secret sign is a olive growing in their bedroom. T/F
F
The Siren's song was not heard by Odysseus' men because earwax was placed in their ears. T/F
T
Telemachus and Odysseus the take on the suiters and kill them alone. T/F
F
Odysseus tells Penelope the truth after it is revealed in "challenge." T/F
F
Penelope takes the shroud apart at night to buy time for Odysseus' return to prevent marriage. T/F
T
The Odyssey can be applied to our lives today.
T
Mrs. Desmond Odyssey Unit
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Who was Odysseus' father; Pelelope's shroud was for him?
Lord Laertes
Who was Odysseus' swineherd?
Eumaeus
Who was the most insidious suitor?
Antinous
What people did Odysseus tell his story to?
Phaecians
Who pleaded for mercy from Odysseus in Odysseus' Revenge
Eurymachus
Who is the hero of the Odyssey?
Odysseus