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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Odyssey

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Suitors - These make up a group devouring the wealth of a king.

Mt. Olympus (Mt. Olympos) - This is the mythical home of the gods.

Ithaca (Ithaka) - This is Odysseus' home island, over which he rules as king.

Unwoven loom - This device was used to deceive the suitors.

Pylos - This is the city over which Nestor rules.

Sparta (Laikedaimon) - This is the city over which Menelaus rules.

Crete (Krete) - This is the island Odysseus claims he is from when he lies to his family and...

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