The Adventures of Ulysses Characters

Bernard Evslin
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Ulysses is the king of Ithaca. He is the title character of this novel, and his adventures are documented. Ulysses' adventures begin during the Trojan War after which he and his crew attempt to return to their homes in Ithaca. First, Ulysses and the Hellenes land on the island of the Ciconians in order to loot a small village along the coast. Ulysses commands that the Hellenes take no prisoners. The Ciconians attack the Hellenes, forcing Ulysses and his crew to retreat, damaging their ships in the process and causing them to unload their Trojan spoils. These baubles attract a shoal of naiads incurring the anger of Poseidon due to his belief that the Hellenes are attempting to steal his naiads from him. Poseidon convinces Aeolus, his son, to send a gale that drives the Hellenes around the Greek islands toward Libya in Africa. In Libya, Morpheus is...

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