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, ...
The clever Greek leader, Odysseus, and his men become trapped by a viscious
one-eyed ... Leading his flock of giant sheep into the cave, he rolled a huge stone
against the mouth of ... Thanking Odyssesus, Polyphemus asked him his name.
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 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 ...
The next stop is the land of the Cyclops, lawless one-eyed giants. ... But his pride
in his name foreshadows Odysseus' questionable judgment in ... Odysseus does
not discuss, at this point, why he was blown off course and unable to return ...
meted out to him by the Greeks would have been well known by Homer's
Cyclops Polyphemus blinded by Odysseus | Athenian black figure oinochoe C6th
... 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
. ..... him out of the cave: 'For I am a sorcerer,' he said, 'and I could give you timely...
Bk IX:1-62 Odysseus tells his tale: The Cicones ..... the wine had fuddled his wits I
tried him with subtle words: “Cyclops, you asked my name, and I will tell it: give ...
From Troy, the winds sweep him and his men to Ismarus, city of the Cicones. ...
where the natives give some of Odysseus's men the intoxicating fruit of the lotus.
... sail through the murky night to the land of the Cyclopes, a rough and
uncivilized race of one-eyed giants. ... Feeling jovial, Polyphemus asks Odysseus
Odysseus, his men, and their twelve ships, begin their journey home to Ithaca. ...
Odysseus asks him to honor the guest-host relationship but he laughs - he does
not fear the gods. ... He tells the Cyclops his name is Nobody. ... When they
depart, Aeolus gives Odysseus a Bag of Winds tied with a silver cord; only the