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the odyessy

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what is an epic   long story peom  
who does homer ask for help at the start of the Odyssey?   the 7 muses  
who is the "man skilled in all ways of contending", the wanderer, harried for years on end...?   odysses  
what does this statement mean; " But not by will nor valor could he save them, for their own reckless destroyed them all"   the whole crew would die because of how they acted  
what dooms the ody's crew   eating the sun gods sacred cattle  
all the gods had pity on ody, except which god?   posieden  
what Telemachus doing while his father was missing?   searching for ody/ his father  
who keeps ody for the longest amount of time   calypso  
how long was ody with calypso   7 years  
how is ody released from calypso's island?   Zeus commanded Hermes to tell calypso to release ody  
what two activities was calypso doing when she found ody?   weaving and singing  
what happens when ody sets off of calypso's island?   posiden destroys his raft  
how does ody get to another island after his raft was destroyed?   athena and a sea nymph help him  
where does ody wash up?   Scheria  
Who finds Ody in Scheria?   Nausiciaa  
Why do the Phaecians show Ody so much respect and hospitality?   beacuse guests are said to be godsent  
who is Ody's father   Leartes  
Where is Ody from?   Ithica  
which 2 goddesses detained ody on his journey   circe and calypso  
Where was ody's first stop after troy   Ismaros  
What was his second stop after troy?   Lotus eaters island  
3rd stop after troy?   Lustania  
4th stop after troy?   Cyplops' island  
5th stop after troy?   Aeolia  
6th stop after troy?   circe's island  
what did circe tell him to do after he left her island   go to the underworld  
Where did ody go after his trip to the under world?   back to circe  
7th stop after troy and circe?   past the sirens  
Where did he go after the sirens   scylla  
where else could he have gone after sirens other than scylla?   charybis  
where did ody go after scylla?   Helios' island  
what did ody's crew on the Helios' island (Thrinikia)?   eat his sacred cattle  
what happened after his crew ate the cattle?   whole crew killed by zeus  
Where did ody go after his whole crew got killed?   calypso's island  
where did ody go after calypso's island   Scheria  
Where did Ody go after Scheria   Home/ Ithica  
how did the cicones fight?   on horse-back  
how do they end up on the lotus eater island?   storm destroyed ship, drifted to island  
what did the lotus on the island do to the men?   made them want to stay and not want to go home  
what does ody have to do to keep his men on the ship after leaving lotus eater island?   has to tie them to the ship  
what is the cyclops' name that ody meets?   Polyphemus  
how is ody so clever?   he is guided by Athena  
what does Ody ask the cyclops to show?   asks to show his crew hospitality  
what does the cyclops eat?   men, he ate part of ody's crew  
how do they escape from cyclops island?   hide under sheep to get away from polyphemus  
what does ody do that shows hubre/ accessi ve pride   he tells the cyclops his real name right before he leaves  
where do ody and his crew go after cyclops island?   Aeolia  
whose island is Aeolia   Aleolus the wind god  
what does aeolus do to help ody   puts all wind into a bag to keep the sea calm on their journey home  
what does ody's crew do when they find aeolus' bag of wind   they open it up and create a hurricane that sends them back to aeolia  
why won't aeolus help ody the second time?   he says that they are cursed by the gods and there is nothing he can do  
after aeolia where do they go   circe  
the laestrygonians are canibals how many of the the crew do they eat?   they eat 11/12 ships of men from ody's crew  
where do they go after the laestrygonians?   they go to Aeaea, circe's island  
what does circe turn ody's men into when they are on her island?   pigs  
who gives ody advice before he enters circe's house?   hermes him something to weaken circe's powers  
how do they get past the sirens?   tie up ody, plug in the crews ears so they can't hear  
which 2 monsters could they pass by after the sirens?   scylla and charybdis  
which monster do they pass by after the sirens?   scylla  
what is scylla   6 headed sea monster  
how are ody's men punished for eating helios' cattle?   killed by Zeus.  


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