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Zeus
Ruler of the sky, head god, symbol is the thunderbolt
Hades
brother to Zeus, king of the underword, symbol is a helmet that makes him invisible
Poseidon
brother to Zeus, the god of the sea and earthquakes, known as earthshaker, symbol is trident and horse
Hera
sister and wife of Zeus, goddess of childbirth, marriage, symbol is the cow or a peacock
Hestia
sister of zeus, goddess of the hearth or cooking fire, symbol is hearth or cooking fire
Ares
son of zeus and hera, god of war, symbol is vulture or dog
Hephaestus
son of hera, married to aphrodite, blacksmith to gods, god of fire, symbol is a volcano
Aphrodite
daughter of zeus, goddess of beauty and love, known for affairs, symbols are shell, dove, swan and sparrow
Athena
daughter of zeus, known as grey-eyed goddess, goddess of battle and civilized life, symbols are owl and olive tree
Apollo
god of light, sun, truth, and healing, son of Zeus also known as helios, symbols are chariot, laurel, dolphin, and crow
Hermes
known as winged sandaled, symbol winged sandals, messenger tothe gods also a guide to hades, son of zeus
Artemis
twin of apollo, gooddes of moon, hunt, and wild animals. Symbols are moon and hunt
Alcinous
king of phaeacia
Antinous
an Ithacan noble, he is the most arrogant of the suitors.
Calypso
a beautiful sea nymph who keps Odysseus on her island for seven years
Circe
a beautiful witch-goddess who transfrms Odysseus' men into pigs and also gives advice to Odysseus.
Polyphemous
The cyclops who is the son of Poseidon. He eats some of Odysseus' men and Odysseus blinds him in one while escaping his cave. Polyphemous then brings Poseidon to wrath Odysseus.
Eumaeus
a swineherd, an old and loyal srevant to Odysseus
Eurycleia
one of Penelope's servants, Odysseus' old nurse.
Eurymachus
one of penelope's suitors, second most arrogant.
Laertes
Odysseus' father, whom Penelope makes a shroud for
Odysseus
king of Ithaca, hero of journey
Penelope
Odysseus' wife
Telemachus
Odysseus' son
Tiresias
a prophet who gives a prophecy to Odysseus in the land of death.
Elpenor
one of Odysseus' crew who dies on Circe's roof and tells Odysseus to give him a proper burial when he sees him in the land of death.
Cicones
people living on the coast of Thrace, they were attacked by Odysseus' men on their way home from troy. They fought back and killed many in the crew.
Phaeacians
seafearers who bring Odysseus finally back to Ithaca.
Laestrygonians
a race of man-eating giants that Odysseus and his men come in contact with
Achaeans
Greeks, specifically people of Achaea in NW Greece
Cyclopes
one-eyed giants who lived as shepherds on the island of sicily. Odysseus and his men come into contact with one of their own named Polyphemous.
Lotus Eaters
a group of people who give Odysseus' men the lotus plant which makes them lose all desire to go back home.
Nausicaa
The beautiful daughter of King Alcinous and Queen Arete of the Phaeacians. Nausicaa discovers Odysseus on the beach at Scheria and, out of budding affection for him, ensures his warm reception at her parents’ palace.
Tantalos
a man who Odysseus sees in the land of death. He is being punished by the gods by not being able to drink again, however it can come to his chin but not his lips.
Sisyphus
a man who he sees in the land of death who is forced to carry a boulder for the rest of eternity.