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“With the Bible and Shakespeare, the Homeric poems are the best training for life. There is no good quality that they lack: manliness, courage, reverence for old age and the hospitable hearth; justice, piety, pity, a brave attitude toward life and death, are all conspicuous in Homer.”

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“With the Bible and Shakespeare, the Homeric poems are the best training for life. There is no good quality that they lack: manliness, courage, reverence for old age and the hospitable hearth; justice, piety, pity, a brave attitude toward life and death, are all conspicuous in Homer.”

--Andrew Lang

odyssey 9 12 odysseus tells the phaeacians tales of his travels
Odyssey 9-12 Odysseus tells the Phaeacians tales of his travels

Cave of Polyphemus the Cyclops

book ix covers
Book IXcovers
  • Cicones in Thrace
  • Lotus Eaters
  • Cyclopes

Blinding of Polyphemus the Cyclops

lotus eaters
Lotus- Eaters

Odysseus’ men ate the lotus and no longer thought of home—or anything else but eating more lotus. Odysseus had to drag them to the ships.

land of the cyclopes lawless
Land of the Cyclopes - lawless

The episode highlights Odysseus’ cleverness. He gives Polyphemus a fake name, “No-one” (Ουδεις).

But as his ships make their escape, he shouts his real name to the Cyclops – and Polyphemus calls on his father, Poseidon, to curse him.

book x
Book X
  • Aeolus, Keeper of the Winds
  • Laestrygonians
  • Circe, the witch
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Odysseus overcomes Circe with Hermes help. He stays with her as her lover for one year. Circe advises him to travel to the underworld to talk with Tiresias for help getting home.

book xi
Book XI
  • Visit to Hades to

Speak with Tiresias

book xii
Book XII
  • Back to Circe
  • Sirens
  • Scylla & Charybdis
  • Cattle of the Sun
  • Scylla & Charybdis
  • Isle of Calypso
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Legend:1 Troy 9 Underworld2 Cicones 10 Sirens3 Lotus Eaters 11 Scylla and Charybdis4 Cyclopes 12 Helios5 King Aiolos 13 Calypso6 King Aiolos (again) 14 Phaeacians7 Laistryonians 15 Ithaca8 Circe     

Map of Odysseus’ travels in the Mediterranean