Polyphemus is the giant son of Poseidon and Thoosa in Greek mythology, one of
the Cyclopes described in the Odyssey. His name means "abounding in songs
and legends". ... Drunk and unwary, ...
Oct 23, 2008 ... In the Odyssey, why would Odysseus give the Cyclops a false name, ... cyclops a
false name, nobody so that when Odysseus attacked the giant, he ... Because
when somebody asked him the cyclops would say "No man did this to me! ... But
Sadly odysseus gets full of himself and tells the cyclops his name ...
The Cyclops does not ask Odysseus about his ship, but he does ask Odysseus
what his ... Odysseus says that his name is "No Man" as a part of an escape... ...
Odysseus gives Cyclops strong wine from his ship. ... The blinded giant cannot.
Odysseus encountered him on his return from Troy and became trapped in the ...
Homer does not distinctly state that all of the Cyclopes were one-eyed, but ... He
drank and demanded more, and after drinking that, asked Odysseus his name. ....
Then he asked for a second bowlful of it : 'Give me more in your courtesy and ...
Odysseus reveals his name and homeland to Alcinous, and says Calypso held
him ... Polyphemus ridicules this idea; he does not care about the gods. ...
Cyclopes, who come to the outside of his cave and ask him if a man has tricked
him. ... Odysseus gives the Cyclops the name and homeland of the man who
"I am Odysseus of Ithaca. ... When the Cyclops -- Polyphemus was his name --
came home that afternoon, he blotted out the light in the ... The first thing he did
was drag a huge boulder into the mouth of the cave. ... 'My name is Nobody,' I told
him. ... asked Polyphemus, detaining this beast at the door and stroking its fl...
The sight of him brought the Greeks to fullest attention. He was as big as a barn,
... He was one of the Cyclopes, giant blacksmiths who had built Olympus for the
gods. ... But the Cyclops had never drunk wine before, diluted or not, and it went
straight to his head. Before he conked out, he asked Odysseus his name. "
Jun 4, 1997 ... He was a Cyclops (plural Cyclopes) in Greek (Kuklops) meaning ... eye at the
centre of his forehead, usually described as a one-eyed giant. ... Odysseus and
his men came across the cave of Polyphemus, and ... After consuming both men
he spoke to Odysseus asking, "what is your name", Odysseus' reply ...
Bk IX:1-62 Odysseus tells his tale: The Cicones; Bk IX:63-104 Odysseus tells his
.... But I would not listen, though it would have been best, wishing to see the giant
himself, and test his hospitality. When he did appear he proved no joy to my men.
.... him with subtle words: “Cyclops, you asked my name, and I will tell it: give me
HOW ODYSSEUS CAME TO THE LAND OF THE CYCLOPES, AND HIS ... So
saying, he climbed into his ship, and his men rowed him across to the Land of the
Cyclopes. ... Polyphemus was his name, and his father was Poseidon, god of the
sea. ... But Odysseus of the many counsels knew that the giant asked the