The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It
is, in part, .... Odysseus is welcomed and is not at first asked for his name. ... All of
Odysseus's ships except...
Odysseus reveals his name and homeland to Alcinous, and says Calypso ...
Polyphemus ridicules this idea; he does not care about the gods. Instead, he
asks where Odysseus' ship is; the crafty leader lies and says it ... taunting
Polyphemus, Odysseus gives the Cyclops the name and homeland of the man
who blinded him.
Make your own free website on Tripod.com ... Unfortunately for Odysseus, his
arrogance and lack of worship to the Gods ... He tells the Cyclops his name is
Nohbdy, intoxicates the Cyclops, then blinds him while Polyphemus is sleeping.
... Circe pleads for them to stay on her island, and Odysseus does this because
he was ...
Bk IX:1-62 Odysseus tells his tale: The Cicones ... First let me give you my name,
so you all know, and if I escape from pitiless fate later, ... Surely nothing is
sweeter than a man's own parents and country, even .... Bk IX:193-255 Odysseus
tells his tale: Polyphemus returns ... When he did appear he proved no joy to my
Jun 11, 2013 ... Yet, Odysseus had a fatal flaw, and this would be his undoing. ... We overreach
ourselves and wind up victims of the world instead. ... Odysseus and his men
became trapped in the cave of Polyphemus, ... The story of Odysseus' encounter
with the Cyclops offers us two important .... I would give all credit.
Menelaus tells his guests of his own wanderings which resulted in his ... to taunt
Polyphemus, and the latter cursed him in his father Poseidon's name. ....
Penelope arrives bearing Odysseus' famous bow, which he did not carry ...
Therefore, when the Cyclops Polyphemus drinks the undiluted wine that
Odysseus gives him, ...
Homer uses the idea of spiritual growth as one of his underlying themes in ...
After out-smarting the Polyphemus, Odysseus shouts out his own name in ... We
see later in the Odyssey how Odysseus grows from this experience when ...
Telemachus learns how to make decisions and trust the instinct that the gods
give to him.
The hero's journeys abroad and as he re-enters his homeland are fraught with
perils. ... Some of them have to do with events of great importance, such as the
founding ... all these famous episodes get stuck into Odysseus recounting his
own tales. ..... Now, when he does that Odysseus can't help but give his name so
that his ...
Jul 7, 2008 ... Odyssey recount the fabulous adventures and voyage of Odysseus, after the
Trojan War. ... Ajax, because Odysseus did not incur Athena's enmity at the fall of
Troy. ... in the land of the Cyclops, which could be Sicily as indicated by later
traditions. ... Two more of his men were killed upon Polyphemus' return.
A little later we are told that neither do the Cyclopes have knowledge of ... 471) of
hiding the infant Zeus as she gives birth and so making Cronus pay for his ...
When Polyphemus asks him his name, Odysseus replies that he is inline graphic
.... 9.552), although, according to the hero's own words (553-54), the god did not