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Odyssey Characters.

Mrs. C.'s list of The Odyssey characters

QuestionAnswer
Homer author of The Odyssey
Cronus Titan ruler of the universe and father of Zeus
Zeus kings of the gods
Hades god of the Underworld
Poseidon god of sea, horses, earthquakes, and storms of the sea
Apollo god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine
Aeolus king of the winds
Persephone wife of Hades
Elpenor dead sailor who asked to be buried
Odysseus epic hero and king of Ithaca
Nohbdy name Odysseus gave to the Cyclops instead of his real name
Penelope Odysseus' wife
Telemachus Odysseus' son
Laertes Odysseus' father
Anticlea Odysseus' mother
Autolycus Anticlea's parent
Lord Helios sun god, also called Lord of Noon
Agamemnon king who led Greek army in Trojan War
Maron son of Euanthes who tended Apollo's groves
Euanthes father of Maron
Alcinous king who asks Odysseus to tell of his adventures
Telemus son of Eurymus and a grand wizard
Eurymus father of Telemus
Tiresias Prince of Thebes, Blind Prophet
Polyphemus one-eyed giant cyclops
Scylla sea monster of gray rock
Charybdis whirlpool, maelstrom
Muse inspiring spirit
Sirens nymphs who lure sailors to their death with their songs
Laestrygonians cannibals
Perimedes sailor who caught the beasts for sacrifice in the Land of the Dead
Eurylochus convinced the crew to eat Lord Helios' cattle, very mutinous
Calypso sea goddess who loved Odysseus
Circe enchantress of Aeaea who helped Odysseus
Athena goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare
Hermes messenger of the gods
Lampetia nymph who told Helios about the crew's betrayal
Eumaeus swineherder
Antinous leader among the suitors
Eurymachus suitor
Amphinomus suitor
Created by: enielson