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Aeaea
home of Circe the echantress and goddess
Alcinous
king of Phaeacia. Odysseus tells us the story of his adventures to Alcinous's court.
Claypso
beautiful nymph goddess who keeps Odysseus on her island for 7 yrs.
Charybdis
female monster who sucks in water three times a day to form a deadly whirlpool
cicones
people living on the southwestern coadst of Thrace who battles Odsseus and his men on their journey
Circe
enchantress and goddess who turns Odysseus's men into swine.
Erebus
dark area of the underworld where the dead reside.
Eurylochus
a member of Odysseus's loyal crew
lotus Eaters
ppl who feed Odysseus's men lotus plants to make them forget Ithaca.
Phaeacia
island kingdomruled y King Alcinous. the Phaeacians are shipbuiders and traders
Polyphemus
son of the sea god Poseidon and blinded by odysseus. He is a CYCLOPS, one of a race of brutish 1 eyed gants
Cyclopes
live solitary lives as shepherds, supposedly on the island now known as Sicily.
Scylla
female monster with 6 serpent heads each head having a triple row of fangs.
Sirens
sea nymphs whose beautiful and mysterious music lures sailors to steer their ships toward dangerous rocks
Teiresias
famous blind prophet from the city of Thebes. odysseus mees him in the Land of the Dead
thrinakia
island where the sun god Helioskeeps his cattle
Antious
one of penelope's main suitors; and arrogant and mean young noble from Ithaca.
Eumaeus
swineherd one of Odysseus's loyal servants.
Eurycleia
odysseus's old nurse
Eurymachus
suitor of penelope
Eurynome
penelopes house keeper
penelope
odysseus's fathihful wife
Philoeteus
cowherd one of Odysseus's loyal servants
Telemachus
odysseus's son
Apollo
god of poety and music, prophecy, medicine, and archery
Athena
Favorite daughter of Zeus; the great goddess of wisdowm as well as war and peace. She favored the greeks during the Trojan War. often called Pallas Athena
Cronus
Titan(giant god) who ruled the universe untill his son Zeus overthrew him
helos
sun god
hephaestus
god of metal working
hemes
messenger god
Hepheastus
god of meatal working
Hermes
messenger god
poseidon
god of the sea; brother of Zeuz. Poseidon is called Earth Shaker because he is elived to cause earthquakes. and enemy of Odysseus
Zeus
most powerful god his home on Olympus.