The Odyssey; Mia Castillo #1 (BOOK 1 (CHARACTERS (Pallas : An epithet used…
The Odyssey; Mia Castillo #1
:She is a Goddess that is associated with and technical skill, warfare, weaving, and other kinds of expertise. Her plant is the olive tree; she is associated with birds of prey and has particularly quick sight. She is the daughter of Zeus by Metis. She is referred to by the epithet.
: Is the most powerful of the pantheon of Greek gods, associated with masculine power, kingship, fatherhood, and hospitality. The husband of Hera, he is often linked with eagles. As the gods of the sky, he controls lightning and thunderbolts.
: One of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who preside over various arts
: a goddess who lives on the island of Ogygia and hopes to keep Odysseus there as her husband. daughter of atlas, the Titan who holds up the world.
: The god of the sea and earthquakes. The son of Cronus and brother of Zeus and Hades. Associated with horses
:Son of Thyestes one time ruler of Mycenae.
: King of Mycenae, most powerful city Greek, and brother of Menelaus. Killed by his wife Clytemestra and his her husband Aegisthus.
: Son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. Killed Aegisthus and his mother.
: Messenger of the gods son of Zeus and Maia
: God who holds up the earth
: Son of Poseidon and the nymph Thoosa. Is a Cyclopes, he lives in a cave with his sheep and goats.
: mother of Polyphemus
: Leader of the Tephians
: An epithet used of Athena of unknown origin or meaning
:Bard in the household of Odysseus on Ithaca
: King of Ithaca. son of Laertes and Anticleia. Father of Telemachus
:young Phaecian nobleman
: Mother of Odysseus and wife of Anticleia
:Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus . Is still after 20 years drowning in grief
: King of Pylos; son of Neleus and father of Antilochus and Pisistarus
: king of Sparta and husband of Helen; brother of Agamemnon.
: A leading suitor whose father Eupeithes, was protected by Odysseus.
:one of Penelope's suitors
: Son of Odysseus and Penelope
: Poet evokes the muse; gods hold a council; Athena speaks to Zeus about Odysseus who has been taken captive by the nymph Calypso. Zeus sends Hermes to try and get Odysseus back while Athena goes to Ithaca disguised as Mentor and sends Telemachus to save his father; Phemius the singer sings about Troy and Penelope Telemachus's mother tells him to stop because she does not like the topic Telemachus scolds his mother and sends her to her room. Telemachus declares he is holding a meeting the next day. Antinous and Eurymachus try to find out who the visitor (Athena) was.
: older lady who is a servant of Penelope
: Oneof Penelope's suitors, and son of Euenor. He is killed by Telemachus
: Father of Leocritus
: Old slave women who took care of Telemachus as a baby; she now protects Odysseus's domestic stores
: Father of Eurycleia
: Son of Phronius. He lends a ship to Telemachus.
: Father of Noemon
: Telemachus calls an assembly and tells the elite men of Ithaca about the trouble the suitors have caused. Antinous tells explains the trick of the loom. Zeus sends down eagles who attack the faces of the men in the crowd. Halitherses says that this is a sign that Odysseus is coming home. Mentor speaks up for Telemachus but is ignored. Telemachus requests a ship but is denyed. He asks for Athena's help she promises his a ship and equipment. At dinner the suitors tease Telemachus. Telemachus gathers supplies with Eurycleia's help. Telemachus sneaks out and goes to the shore where Mentor(Athena) is waiting for him, with a ship that Noemon gave her, and a crew and they set off.
: Youngest son of Nestor and companion of Telemachus
: Son of Nestor
: An epithet for Nestor
: Father of Nestor, and his predecessor as king of Pylos
: Important Greek warrior, central character in
. Son of Peleus and the Sea Goddess Thetis. Leader of a band of fighters known as the Myrmidons.
: Warrior in Trojan War, son of Telamon, known for his sturdy shield and physical strength.
: Achilles' companion killed by Hestor
: Dead son of Nestor; son of Amphiaraeus
: Father of Agamemnon and Menelaus; king of Mycenae.
: Son of of Tydeus, king of Argos; He fought on the side of the Greeks in Trojan War
: Thessalian hero and companion of Heracles.
:Twin sister if Helen; daughter of Zeus and Leda; wife of Agamemnon.
: Land of the dead, and the god who rules there. Brother of Zeus.
: Nestor's eldest daughter
: King of Pherae; son of Ortilochus and grandson of Alpheus
: Son of Alpheus and father of Diocles
: God associated with a river of the same name. in the western Peloponnese
: Telemachus makes it to Pylos and is warmly welcomed by King Nestor. Nestor tells how the Greeks destroyed Troy and then were cursed by Athena. Agamemnon and Menelaus were brothers and got into a big fight while on their journey and so the troops split and were was scattered on their way home. On the way home, Agamemnon was killed by Aegisthus; Menelaus was carried to Egypt by a storm; Nestor tells Telemachus to be wary of the Aegistus tale and advises him to go visit Menelaus, and then to go home. Nestor insists that Telemachus stay a night and in the morning he sends him off with gifts, supplies, and his son Pisistratus.