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Who is the hero in The Odyssey?
Odysseus
What is the name of Odysseus's kingdom?
Ithaca
What is an Epic?
A long narrative poem
What is an epic similie?
It is a long, detailed comparison using like or as
How long is Odysseus with Calypso?
Seven years
What happened to Odysseus' men when they ate the Lotus Plant?
They lost all memory of the past and future. They became addicted to the Lotus Plant.
What does Aeolus Keeper of the Winds, give to Odysseus as a gift?
A bag full of wind.
Who is Circe?
A witch and Goddess
What does Circe do to Odysseus' men?
She turns them into pigs.
Who comes to give Odysseus advice about how to defeat Circe?
Hermes
Who is the goddess who has become Odysseus' mentor?
Athena
What god is against Odysseus in his journey?
Poseidon
What women are Odysseus and his men warned against, that will try to lure them to their death?
Sirens
How many heads does Scylla have?
six
What does Odysseus' men do that angers him when they land on the Island of the Sun God?
They eat the sun gods cattle.
How long has Odysseus been gone from Ithaca?
20 years
In what city does Odysseus land and begin to tell his story?
Phaecia
What is so deadly about Charbdis?
The deadly whirlpool and the spitting waters
What is Odysseus' wife's name?
Penelope
What is Odysseus' son's name?
Telemachus
What is the Cyclopes real name?
Polyphemus