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Epic
A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
Myths
A story told to explain something
Paris
Younger son of Prium.
Took Helen, which started Trojan War.
Brother of Hector.
Athena
Goddess of the Sun.
Stayed with Odysseus on his journey home.
Achilles
Greek Warrior.
Hated King Aggamemnon.
Killed by Paris.
Killed Hector because Hector killed his little Cousin.
Iliad
The book before the Odyssey.
Told the story of the Trojan War.
Characteristics
Features, or a prominent attribute or aspect of something.
Zeus
King of all Gods.
Poseidon
God of the Seas.
Alter Egos
A second personality or persona within a person
Rhapsodes
Greek professional performer of epic poetry.
Hector
Eldest son of Prium.
Killed by Achilles.
Brother of Paris.
Troy warrior.
Trojan War
was fought between Troy and the Greeks.
Started because Paris brought Helen to Troy.
Penelope
Odysseus' Wife.
Muses
The Godesses of Science and Art. That INSPIRE.
Homer
Man who sang the Odyssey
Odysseus
Main character of the Odyssey.