The mens next stop was the aeolian island, home to the god of the winds. Books 1012 study guide by mlathanp includes 57 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Odysseus made his men promise not to harm the cattle, but, after being trapped by a storm for a month, their supplies dwindled and the men grew hungry. This is an edit of the hallmark channels made for tv movie, the odyssey. While waiting for tiresias, odysseus cuts down the other phantoms that emerge, including elpenor, who had fallen from circes roof. Books 10 12 of homers odyssey contain a number of allusions to other events in classical mythology. He was a greek hero, the son of anticlea and laertes, a great leader and eloquent speaker. Aeolus gifts odysseus a bag containing all the winds and raises a westerly wind to guide odysseus and his crew home.
After leaving the cyclops, the men travel to the islands of aeolus, the god of winds, who gives odysseus a bag containing all of the bad winds so that his journey will send him directly to ithaca. Circe drugs a band of odysseuss men and turns them into pigs. Books 1012 of homers odyssey contain a number of allusions to other events in classical mythology. Odysseus and his crew sail to the region of the men of winter and, per circes instructions, make a ritual sacrifice for tiresias.
Rendered into english prose for the use of those who cannot read the original partly a sequel to iliad, odyssey is the epic mythological journey of odysseus his roman name is ulysses. In book ten odysseus is still recounting past adventures to the phaecians. String odysseus old bow and shoot it through the heads of twelve axes. Murray 1 but when we had come down to the ship and to the sea, first of all we drew the ship down to the bright sea, and set the mast and sail in the black ship, and took the sheep and put them aboard, and ourselves embarked, sorrowing, and shedding big tears.
True to his word, odysseus returns to aeaea for elpenors funeral rites. Within ten days, they are in sight of ithaca, but odysseuss shipmates. In book 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the odyssey, what three. Aiolos welcomes the ithakans and listens to their tale of the trojan war. A man surfcasting on a point of a rock for bass or mackerel, whipping his long rod to drop the sinker and the bait far out, will hook a fish and rip it from the surface to dangle wriggling through the air 52829. Powerful diction page 230 lines 35 a great floating island it was, and round it all huge ramparts rise of indestructible bronze and sheer rock cliffs shoot up from the sea to sky the quote adds to the overall passage by showing just how magnificent the aeolian island is. In the odyssey, honor is proven by showing courage in the face of adversity. What are some allusions in books 1012 of homers the odyssey. They feasted late into the night and circe told odysseus about the sirens and their bewitching song that makes men drive their boats ashore and perish. Odysseus promises him a proper sailors burial back on circes island. Follow directions in each question you will be graded on following directions, correct answers, spelling, and punctuation and properly introduced and cited quotes.
While i myself go down to ithaca, rouse his son to a braver pitch, inspire his heart with courage. Homers epic poem the odyssey tells the story of odysseus, greek hero of the trojan war, and his adventures at sea during his travel home. Odysseus has met king alcinous and begins telling him of his adventures since leaving troy. When they leave, the gracious aiolos gives odysseus a. Reread your answers at the end prior to your final submission. Now, in book 10 of homers the odyssey, he begins with his stay with aeolus, the wind king dear to the gods. In book 10 and elsewhere, hermes is given the epithet slayer of argus, which alludes to a. Find a summary of this and each chapter of the odyssey. An interactive map of odysseus 10year journey in homers. Odysseus crew lands next on the island of aiolia, ruled by aiolos, the god of the winds. Book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book book 14 book 15 book 16 book 17 book 18 book 19 book 20 book 21 book 22 book 23 book 24 themes all themes fate, the gods, and free will piety, customs, and justice cunning, disguise, and selfrestraint memory and grief glory and honor. When they leave, the gracious aiolos gives odysseus a bag of storm winds.
Odysseus sees that the spoils are divided equally among his men and then tells them to sail away as quickly as possible. Book 10 1 who is aeolus, and what gift does he give to odysseus. The odyssey books 912 summary and analysis gradesaver. In it are captured all the winds that might drive the ships off. Aeolus freed the west wind to blow odysseuss ship toward home, the men sailed for nine days, and on the tenth they caught sight of ithacas. Homer makes several references in the odyssey to the deceased traveling down to the realm of hades and his queen, persephone persehfoneee. He and his men are so close to home, and yet odysseus neglects to guard closely the pouch of winds or even to stay awake. Circe, the grace of the witch eventually, odysseus and his men arrive. They stayed with aeolus for a month, and his parting gift to odysseus was a sack holding the winds. The men returned to aeaea, performed all the proper funeral rites for elpenor, and buried his body. Twelve children of his, too, there are in the halls, six daughters and six sturdy sons. The odyssey, one of homers two great epics, narrates odysseus long, strange trip home after the trojan war. Even the king realizes that odysseus has been cursed 9 proof. Odysseus returns to aeaea, where he buries elpenor and spends one last night with circe.
Odysseus urges his men to action on the grounds that they must do just this. Odysseus continues sharing the story of his journeys with the phaeacians in book 10 of homers the odyssey, including a stay with the god of the winds and meeting circe. Polyphemus was at fault, not odysseus stranger, he grumbled back from his brutal heart. Homer, odyssey book 11 theoi classical texts library. She describes the obstacles that he will face on his voyage home and tells him how to negotiate them. After odysseus and his remaining men escaped, they sailed to the island of aeaea. He and his men are so close to home, and yet odysseus neglects to guard closely the pouch of. Homers epic poem the odyssey tells the story of odysseus, greek hero of the trojan war, and his adventures at. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 bc. Murray 1 then to the aeolian isle we came, where dwelt aeolus, son of hippotas, dear to the immortal gods, in a floating island, and all around it is a wall of unbreakable bronze, and the cliff runs up sheer. The odyssey book 10 bookchat by eli maulfair on prezi.
Odysseus tries to get his men to go back to sea so they can get home already, but the men are starving and therefore mutinous. Books 10 12 study guide by mlathanp includes 57 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. This section contains the most obstacles that odysseus must face in his journey home, which results in great losses. When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically.
Having escaped the cyclops, odysseus and his men arrive at the home of aeolus, master of the winds, where they are greeted warmly and hosted for a month. The odyssey is one of the two major ancient greek epic poems the other being the iliad, attributed to the poet homer. Litcharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in the odyssey, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. They approach the island of the lovely sirens, and odysseus. Before odysseus and his men depart, circe told odysseus that he must pass the island of the sirens, who will try to lure. Dec 27, 2017 the odyssey book summary in under five minutes. Odysseus s narrative makes up books 9 through 12 of the odyssey.
How did the king of lamos signal the others to attack odysseus s crew. Then we cut logs, and where the extreme of the foreland jutted out, we buried him, sorrowful, shedding warm tears for him. After visiting the land of the dead and speaking with the prophet teiresias, odysseus and his men sail back to kirkes island at the beginning of book 12 in homers the odyssey. After his crew plundered ismaros, a coastal town of. As he sets sail, odysseus passes circes counsel on to his men. Related links the odyssey books 10 12 summary the odyssey summary the odyssey quiz. Book thirteen starts with the phaecians giving odysseus many gifts and returning him home safely to ithaca. They are bathed and served later once odysseus befriends circe. Supernatural realms book 11 of the odyssey takes place in the land of the dead, a place where dead spirits are able to talk to the living for a short period of time 2. Homers epic poem the odyssey tells the story of odysseus, greek hero of the trojan war. Next they reach the land of the laestrygonians, who are cannibals, and only odysseuss ship and men escape alive. Circe serves them food and wine and provides details on what to do when they encounter the monsters.
Eager to move on, odysseus receives an oxskin pouch from aeolus. Odysseus, the hero of ithaca this translation to english by samuel butler 18351902 was first published in 1900. What is an example of an epic simile in the odyssey book 12. The achaeans sail from the land of the cyclopes to the home of aeolus, ruler of the winds. Actually, the best example is odysseus loss of his cool at the end of book 9, when he has triumphed over the cyclops and is sailing away. Eurylochus believes that odysseus behavior in the land of the cyclopes was. Murray 1 now after our ship had left the stream of the river oceanus and had come to the wave of the broad sea, and the aeaean isle, where is the dwelling of early dawn and her dancinglawns, and the risings of the sun, there on our coming we beached our ship on the sands, and ourselves went forth upon the shore of the sea, and there we fell asleep. Homer, odyssey book 12 theoi classical texts library.
Use your odyssey book and study guide to answer the following questions from book 9 and 10. The underworld was also called hades, after its king. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In book 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the odyssey, what three things. Summarize what circe advises odysseus about the sirens, scylla, charybdis, and thrinacia.
Staying with aeolus odysseus and his crew stayed with aeolus for an entire month. Get an answer for in book 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the odyssey, what three things did odysseus men do that led to their destruction. What are some good examples of hubris in books 912 of the. Summary and analysis book 12 the cattle of the sun. Book twelve at sea once more we had to pass the sirens, whose sweet singing lures sailors to their doom. Odysseus reveals his name and homeland to alcinous, and says calypso held him against his will prior to his arrival. Draw a timeline illustrating odysseus s journey so far. What is an example of an epic simile in the odyssey book 19. In the land of the lotus eaters, for example, they were tempted by the idea that they could stay in that land forever and never return home.
After leaving troy, odysseus and his men sail to ismarus, which they attack and plunder. Why do you think odysseus did not tell his crew about the 6member sacrifice to scylla. Having escaped the cyclops, odysseus and his men arrive at the home of aeolus. Book 12 the sirens the death of the crew themes questions 1. The odyssey by homer book 10 summary and analysis youtube. King alcinous gives odysseus gifts once his story is over. Epic quest journey the land of the dead is one of the many places that odysseus has to travel to, to return to his home and family after the trojan war 3. He relates the tale of the lotus eaters and his encounter with the brutal cyclops, a son of the seagod poseidon. The cannibals attacked them, spearing odysseuss men and devouring them. The answers could then be used as discussion or turned in for a. She advised him to fashion earplugs for his men from beeswax, but if he wanted to listen to their son he must be lashed to the mast or else he would jump ship to get to them. First, they arrive at ismarus, the land of the cicones. You do not need to use complete sentences for this section.
They have to answer on their own paper in complete sentences. First the greeks must get past the sirens whose irresistible songs lure sailors into their islands coastal reefs. Circe is helpful once more, providing supplies and warnings about the journey to begin the next dawn. During their tenyear journey, odysseus and his men had to overcome divine and natural forces, from battering storms and winds to difficult encounters with the cyclops polyphemus, the cannibalistic laestrygones, the witchgoddess circe and the rest. Be sure to label which parts of the time are depicted in books 9, 10, and 12. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the iliad, and concerns the events that befall the greek hero odysseus in his long journey back to his native land ithaca after the fall. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. However, on their return home, poseidon is angry that they helped odysseus, so he turns their boat to stone and kills them.
Book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book book 14 book 15 book 16 book 17 book 18 book 19 book 20 book 21 book 22 book 23 book 24. Homer, odyssey book 10 theoi classical texts library. From there, odysseus and his men travel to aeaea, home of the beautiful witchgoddess circe. Odysseus reveals another flaw in book 10 that compounds his hubrispoor judgment. Odysseus and his men first come to the land of the kikonians, where they kill everyone, take plunder, and enslave the women. This handout asks students to answer 12 questions from book 10 of the odyssey. But when the young dawn showed again with her rosy fingers, then i sent my companions away to the house of circe to bring back the body of elpenor, who had died there. When odysseus is within sight of his homeland, he decides to take a nap. Chapter summary for homers the odyssey, book 12 summary.
Aeolus presents odysseus with a bag containing all of the winds, and he stirs up a westerly wind to guide odysseus and his crew home. I had stopped up the ears of my crew with wax, and i alone listened while lashed to the mast, powerless to steer toward shipwreck. Where did circe instruct odysseus and his crew to visit. Themes all themes fate, the gods, and free will piety. But the land of death to which odysseus is about to journey would seem to be located on the earths surface. He cant stop himself from insulting polyphemus personally, for a reason ill mention, and worst of all, ins. Summary and analysis book 10 the bewitching queen of aeaea.261 1197 51 303 1509 961 270 245 745 728 675 260 55 1323 442 1012 548 1449 158 1410 908 965 539 1127 1061 747 496 257 697 748 1056 1017