The Odyssey Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach The Odyssey by Homer.

  • The Odyssey Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 eBook
  • 163 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 25 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Odyssey Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Odyssey Overview

The Odyssey tells the story of the ancient Greek hero Odysseus, who faces many adventures on his journey home from the Trojan War. A Cyclops, man-eating giants, the intoxicating lotus drug, Sirens, storms, the ghosts of the underworld, and vengeful gods are just some of the dangers that Odysseus and his crew face. After losing all his men, Odysseus is held captive for years on the island of the nymph Calypso. When he finally reaches home, twenty years after leaving it, Odysseus has to fight the suitors who are trying to claim his wife and his palace. Finally, he defeats all obstacles and is reunited with the family he loves.

Study Pack

The The Odyssey Study Pack contains:

The Odyssey Study Guide

Lesson Plan

The Odyssey Lesson Plans contain 145 pages of teaching material, including:

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