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Who did Odysseus stay on the island with for seven years?
Calypso
Who lies to the Polyphemus to save his ship and friends?
Odysseus
brave and heroic
Who did odysseus stay on the island with for seven years?
Calypso
Who lies to Polyphemus to save his ship and friends?
Odysseus
What does Odysseus plan to do witht he spear that he made?
He plans to stab the cyclopes in the eye.
What is the name of the cyclopes?
Polyphemus
What happend first on Circes' island?
She turned some of Odysseus' men into pigs.
How did Odysseus get out of the cave?
He and his men hid under sheep.
How did he make Circe promise not to use magic?
He slept with her.
What was Polyphemus' father?
Posiden
Why did Helios get upset with Odysseus and his men?
His men ate the cattle.
Who sends down a thunderbolt that destroyed Odysseus' men and his boat?
Zeus
Who helps Odysseus get home?
King Alcinous
Who did Odysseus send to check out Circe's island?
Eurylochus
What was the name of the two monsters that Odysseus was faced with?
Scylla and Charibdis
Who was the only serviver of the thunderbolt?
Odysseus
How did Odysseus make is past the Sirens?
He put wax in his crews ears and then they tied him down so he couldn't leave.
Telemachous is the son of Odysseus.
True
One hundred-twenty of the crew was eaten by the Lotus-eaters.
False
The Laestrygonians killed 72 men.
True
Athena was helping Odysseus.
True
Odysseus asked Circe to help him get home and she tells he must visit the underworld to get advice.
True
Odysseus's ship is destroyed by Charibdis.
False
Odysseus is killed by Zeus.
False
Eumaeus and Philoetius are trying to kill Odysseus.
False
Odysseus is dressed as a begger when he arrives at the palace.
True
Penelope doesn't belived Odysseus is really the beger so she makes him leave.
False
Telemachous is the son of Odysseus.
True
The Laestrygonians killed 72 men.
True
Penelope doesn't believe Odysseus is really the begger so she makes him leave.
False
Odysseus is dressed as a begger when he arrives at the palace.
True
Eumaeus and Philoetius are trying to kill Odysseus.
False
Odysseus is killed by Zeus.
False
Odysseus's ship is destroied by Charibdis.
False
Odysseus asked Circe to help him get home and she tells he must visit the underworld to get advice.
True
Athena was helping Odysseus.
True
One hundred-twenty of the crew was eaten by the Lotus-eaters.
False
How did Penelope know that the begger was Odysseus?
She told him to move the bed into the hall and he said he couldn't because there bed was made from a tree.
Why didn't Odysseus tell Penelope right away that it was him?
He didn't want all the suitors to try to kill him.
How does Eurycleia figure out that the begger was Odysseus?
She found the scar on his leg that he had gotten when he was younger.
Why did the suitors not want Odysseus alive?
They wanted to be the ones that married Peneolope and they knew he would get in the way.
Who did they first lose men to and how many?
72 men to the Laestrygonians
Who is Eurycleia?
The aged and loyal servant who nursed Odysseus and Telemachus when they were babies.
Why doesn't Penelope believe it is Odysseus?
He has been gond for so long that she doesn't think he is real.
What is the name of the prophet that lives in the underworld and how does he help Odysseus?
Tiresias helps Odysseus by telling him how to get to Ithica and tell him what will happen when him and his men take the cattle.
What is the name of Odysseus's dog?
Argos