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English 101

People & Places in the Odyssey

TermDefinition
Aeaea home of Circe
Alcinous King of Phaeacia
Calypso beautiful nymph goddess who keeps Odysseus on her island for 7 years
Charybdis female monster who sucks in water 3 times a day to form a deadly whirlpool
Cicones people living on the southwestern coast of Thrace who battled Odysseus 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 Odysseus's loyal crew
Lotus Eaters people who feed Odysseus's men lotus plants to make them forget Ithaca
Phaeacia island kingdom ruled by King Alcinous
Polyphemus son of the sea-god Poseidon; was blinded by Odysseus
Cyclopes one-eyed giants who live solitary lives as shepherds, supposedly on the island of Sicily (Cylops is singular)
Scylla female monster with 6 serpent heads, each 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
Thrinakia island where the sun god Helios keeps his cattle
Created by: ladymacbeth1027