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Aeaea
home of Circe, the witch godess
Alcinous
king of Phaeacia. Odysseus tells the story of his adventures to Alcinous' court.
Calypso
Beautiful godess-nymph who keeps Odysseus on her island for seven years
Charybdis
female monster who sucks in water three times a day to form a deadly whirlpool (thought to be a real whirlpool in the Sraight of Messina)
Cocones
people living on the southwestern coast of Thrace, who battled Odysseus and his men on thier journey home.
Circe
witch-godess who turns Odysseus' men into swine (pigs) (then turns them back)
Erebus
Dark area of the underworld where the dead reside
Eurylochus
one of Odysseuss' loyal crew
Lotus Eaters
people who feed Odysseus' men with lotus plants to make them forget Ithaca
Phaeacia
ISLAND kingdom RULED BY KING ALCINOUS. The Phaeacians are shop builders and traders.
Polyphemus
The CYCLOPS blinded by Odesseus, the SON OF POSIDEN.
Scylla
female monster with SIX SERPENT HEADS
Sirens
Sea NYMPHS whose beautiful and mysterious music lures saliors to steer thier ships toward the rocks
Teiresias
famous blind prophet from the city of Thebes. Odysseus meets him in the land of the dead.
Thrinakia
island where the sun god Helios keeps his cattle
Antinous
one of Penelope's leading suitor; an arrogant and mean young noble from Ithaca
Eumaeus
SWINEHEARD, one of Odysseus' loyal servants
Eurycleia
Odysseus' OLD NURSE
Eurymachus
suitor of Penelope
Eurynome
Penelope's HOUSEKEEPER
Penelope
Odysseus' faithful wife
Philoetus
cowherd, one of Odysseus' loyal servants
Telemachus
Odysseus' son
Apollo
god of misic, poetry, AND ARCHERY
Cronus
Zeus's dad
Helios
SUN GOD