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Books 1-4: The Telemachy. BOOK 1. The Odyssey begins on Ithaca where we meet Odysseus’ family. Son Telemachus. Wife Penelope. Everyone thinks Odysseus is dead except Penelope and Telemachus. Penelope’s got issues with suitors. Penelope is trying her best to outsmart the suitors.

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Books 1-4: The Telemachy


BOOK 1


The Odyssey begins on Ithaca where we meet Odysseus’ family.

Son

Telemachus

Wife

Penelope


Everyone thinks Odysseus is dead except Penelope and Telemachus. Penelope’s got issues with suitors.


Penelope is trying her best to outsmart the suitors.


Telemachus has issues with suitors too, but Athena has a plan.

Go visit Nestor on Pylos and Menelaus on Sparta and then you shall learn the truth about your father


BOOK 2


Telemachus gathers all the men of Ithaca. Zeus sends a sign.


Telemachus sets sail for Pylos


BOOK 3


Telemachus meets King Nestor in Pylos

Sup old man

Greetings young man


Nestor tells the sad story of Agamemnon’s fate.

Murders

Married to

Clytemnestra

Having an affair with

Agamemnon

Murders

Orestes, Agamemnon’s son

Murders

Aegisthus


BOOK 4


Telemachus and Pisistratus (Nestor’s son) visit Menelaus.

Welcome to Sparta


Menelaus tells of his journey home. Aphrodite is blamed for Helen’s infidelity.

I have no idea what came over me. Aphrodite made me do it.

It was horrible. We got stuck in Egypt for years!


Meanwhile . . . Back at the ranch, erm, I mean Back in Ithaca . . .


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