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Odyssey Charact.

characters from "The Odyssey"

Helios the sun god
Zeus ruler of the greek gods
Telemachus Odysseus' son
Penelope Odysseus' wife
Hermes the messenger god
Calypso sea goddess of Ogygia
Laertes Odysseus' father
Alcinous king of the Phaeacians
Circe witch of Aeaea
Cicones Trojan allies whom Odysseus fights
Lotus Eaters inhabitants of a land Odysseus visits
Cyclopes one eyed giants
Apollo god of music, poetry, prophecy and medicine
Poseidon god of the sea, father of Polyphemus
Polyphemus cyclops Odysseus wounds
Aeolus guardian/god of the winds
Laestrygones cannibal inhabitants of a distant land
Eurylochus a trusted officer of Odysseus'
Persephone wife of Hades, ruler of the underworld
Tiresias blind prophet whose spirit Odysseus visits in the underworld
Sirens creatures, part woman and part bird, whose songs lure sailors to their death
Scylla six headed sea monster who devours sailors
Charybdis dangerous whirlpool personified as a female monster
Athena goddess of war, protector of Odysseus
Eumaeus faithful servant in Odysseus' household
Argos Odysseus' dog
Antinous a suitor of Penelope's
Eurycleia an old female servant, still loyal to Odysseus
Created by: bennettah



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