But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. The poet invokes the muse to help him tell the story of odysseus. Homer, odyssey book 14 theoi classical texts library. The odyssey book one tells us the story of odysseus as he makes his way home but poseidon gives him a lot of troubles on his journey back due to a grudge he has with odysseus. By the time homers audience encounters odyssey 23, odysseus has revealed his identity to his son. Take an indepth look at our worksheet and quiz, figuring out how much you comprehend about book 16 from the odyssey. Perfect prep for the odyssey quizzes and tests you might have in school. More odyssey quizzes odyssey quiz the odyssey quiz books 15 odyssey quiz part 1. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Why did odysseus warn his men not to eat the lotus plant. Rate 5 stars rate 4 stars rate 3 stars rate 2 stars rate 1 star. Where does disguised odysseus tell eumaeus he is from when asked.
He is being held captive on the island ogygia by the. Who did athena disguise herself as when she went to visit telemachus for the first time. Odysseus, still disguised as a beggar, walks to the swineherds house. Charlie and the chocolate factory chapters 1 and 2 read. Literature quiz characters in the odyssey random literature or poem quiz can you name the characters in homers odyssey. In addition to your own questions, please be prepared to answer each of the following. Mar 24, 2012 odyssey part 1 journal for latin 3 512007. We learn that poseidon, god of the sea, holds a grudge though we dont know exactly why against odysseus and is making the guys voyage home a pretty difficult one. Athena assists odysseus and telemakhos with divine powers throughout the epic, and she speaks up for them in the councils of the gods on mount olympus. Heros journey worksheetthe odyssey powerpoint on books 124the odyssey test and answer keynote.
This range of resources has been designed to maximise students engagement with particular parts of the text. The dogs snarl at him and odysseus throws a rock at them. Odyssey book 2 what did the suitors decide to do about the prophecy. The story of ulysses journey back home is called the odyssey and was written by homer. Seeing this ghost i grieved, but held her off, through pang on pang of tears lines 615618. The longer activities are suitable for homework whilst the multimedia ones could be used as part of a class project. You should be able to address each item indicated on the essentials guide distributed in class. Who appeared to telemachus to tell him about how to bring his father home. He found him sitting in front of his hut, which was by the yards that he had built on a site which could be seen from far. This bundle includes some primers for teaching the text. The problem came when i sat down to write my summary of books 1 through 6 and couldnt work out the exact playbyplay. Get out, into the open part of the court, 145 or i will give you egypt and cyprus over again for your insolence and importunity.
Who did odysseus first talk to after arriving in scheria. He created a famous legal code and as a result was made one of the three judges of the dead in the underworld. The odyssey books 1820 summary the odyssey summary the odyssey quiz all quizzes. Discussion questions for the odyssey books 1, 2, 5, 9 and. The odyssey book 11 equizshow free online quiz show. Play odyssey quizzes on sporcle, the worlds largest quiz community. What happens to odysseus as he approaches the swineherds dwelling. At the opening of book 14 in homers the odyssey, a disguised odysseus is heading to visit. Books 14 books 1516 books 1718 books 1920 book 21 book 22. The first four describe the difficulties faced by telemachus, the son of odysseus.
Odysseus and part of his crew manage to escape, but the older, wiser odysseus revises the story. Summary and analysis book 1 athena inspires the prince summary homer opens the odyssey with an invocation to the muse of epic poetry and asks for her guidance in telling the story of a man who has experienced many twists and turns of fate and has suffered many hardships. Odyssey books 18 test english with lewis at cranbrook. You will receive your score and answers at the end. Character function 3 what evidence is there to show how athena thought highly of odysseus. To link to this page, copy the following code to your site.
Quiz we decided to make for the odyssey book 1 proprofs. When odysseus was on calypsos island, he proves his faithfulness to penelope by. Ulysses now left the haven, and took the rough track up through the wooded country and over the crest of the mountain till he reached the place where minerva had said that he would find the swineherd, who was the most thrifty servant he had. Chapter summary for homers the odyssey, book 1 summary. Its often difficult to teach the odyssey and i am always trying to think of new angles. Odyssey discussion questions book 1 1 have the students explain where odysseus has been and why. Augustus gloop, and enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating. In penelopes archery contest, through how many axes must odysseus fire his arrow. The odyssey book 1 quiz document pdf teachers edition only the muse has been called upon to tell the story of the great odysseus who, at the beginning of the tale, is imprisoned far away from. Throughout the first few books, ulysses is held on an island by the goddess calypso. Odyssey quiz 1 notes odyssey quiz 1 notes invocation to.
Who is the first person telemachus seeks advice from about his father. One of the controversies in this section of the tale is that the phaeacians, who are models of. Odysseus, the reader is told, is the only greek survivor of the trojan war who has not yet returned home or died trying. The frustration comes in the long wait, the presumptuousness of penelopes suitors, and the lack of certain recognition until the very end. Previous section movie adaptations next section character list quick quiz. Im a bit late with my first post about the odyssey for trishs readalong. He complains that the suitors eat all the best hogs without fearing the. Odysseus thanks the swineherd for his hospitality, and eumaeus answers that zeus decrees that everyone be kind to beggars and strangers. And she, receiving him kindly, gives him entertainment, and questions him of all things.
This quiz will test information covered in the introductory notes given in class as well as information from books 1 4 from the odyssey. Be sure you recall how eumaeus reacts to the disguised odysseus, what information eumaues imparts and more by taking this quiz over book 14 of the odyssey. What does tiresias warn odysseus not to harm on his voyage. Support your ideas with te from the passage above and from previous episodes from the odyssey. I, for my part, dwell aloof with the swine, nor do i go to the city, unless haply wise. When odysseus arrives at the swineherds home in the forest, he is nearly attacked by the dogs. She appears as a stranger in the court and he feeds her, welcomes her, talks of the trouble at home with the suitors. They decided to find a more reliable oracle to see if the prophecy was true quiz they ignore halitherses prophecy question 5 there are 10 multiple choice questions. From what war is odysseus attempting to return home. Notes, handouts, textbooks, the internet, and all other reference materials are off limits. Questions are posted anonymously and can be made 100% private.
Odyssey test answer section easy peasy allinone homeschool. Daughter of zeus and goddess of wisdom, purposeful battle, and the womanly arts. Many were the men whose cities he saw and whose mind he learned, aye, and many the woes he suffered in his heart upon the sea, 5 seeking to win his own life and the return of his comrades. On this quizworksheet combination you will answer test questions about who the swineherd is that odysseus visits, what the swineherd.
The odyssey study guide contains a biography of homer, literature essays. To stall, she said she wouldnt marry until shed finished weaving a funeral shroud for laertes, odysseus father. Test your knowledge on this literature quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. New characters, summary timeline, literary terms examples, and discussion questions for bookchapter of the odyssey by homer. 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. Find a summary of this and each chapter of the odyssey. Answer the following questions about the odyssey part 1 to see how well you have read. She appears as a stranger in the court and he feeds her, welcomes her, talks of. What part of the heros journey is odysseus on in book 5. The triumph in part 2 is odysseus being restored to his rightful home and to his loyal wife and son. Reading quizzes and answer keys for the teachers edition of the odyssey, created by shmoop s own master teachers.
He tells her that he once hosted odysseus in his home. Home faq about log in subscribe now 30day free trial. There are many pigs in the pens and they are guarded by dogs. Odysseuss encounter with the cicones after the greeks leave troy indicates that the greeks 2. This quiz covers the major characters and events in part 1 of the odyssey from the textbook, epic hero and epic poetry, and the four vocabulary focus words. How many separate books chapters are there in the odyssey. Students should single out two or three episodes from the odyssey as most appropriate for filming, and. She weeps to hear her husbands name, but decides to test the strangers. The odyssey study guide contains a biography of homer, literature essays, a complete etext, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. The odyssey test and answer key by classroom quips and. Summary odysseus account of his wanderings is complete.
Why did odysseuss men open the bag of winds from aeolus. Nov 11, 2010 im a bit late with my first post about the odyssey for trishs readalong. The daughter of autolycus, dead now, though living still when i took ship for holy troy. Odysseus goes into the forest to the remote clearing of the swineherd eumaius. What is the importance of odysseuss bed in homers odyssey. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Telemachus goes to sleep, and soon after penelope comes to question the strange visitor, and she and odysseusthebeggar sit down to have a conversation. Ive been listening to ian mckellen read the epic to me on audio, which is fantastic. Books 512 describe the adventures the hero encounters on his way home. Homer opens the odyssey with an invocation to the muse of epic poetry and asks for her guidance in telling the story of a man who has experienced many twists and turns of fate and has suffered many hardships. As they approach the island of lovely sirens, odysseus, as advised by circe. The wanderings of odysseus odysseus encounters the giant cyclops, the witch circe, and the bewitching sirens.
Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of the odyssey and what it means. They are silent for a few seconds until alcinous speaks to assure odysseus that he will be returned safely to his home and to insist on even more gifts for the guest. The internet classics archive the odyssey by homer. Who brings into the light his most significant personality traits. Discussion questions for the odyssey books 1, 2, 5, 9 and beyond. Eumaius yells at him and tells him that he almost got hurt. Many were the men whose cities he saw and whose mind he learned, aye, and many the woes he suffered in his heart upon the sea, 5 seeking to. Name at least 45 big ideas or conventions that took place in book 14. You have the opportunity to check your knowledge of questions on the odyssey book 16 thanks to the quiz and worksheet. Part of her duty is making sure that her people have a king. Odyssey quiz 1 notes invocation to caliophy on olympus, poseidon has gone to ethiopia for a feast and athena invites the gods to send odysseus home. How did menelaus know somewhat of the whereabouts of odysseus after the war.1496 510 242 601 624 1488 1122 976 162 1002 792 1451 412 363 791 346 716 180 639 124 456 1007 949 1141 961 830 1356 1547 244 452 975 1375 347 914 99 444 1447 942 1333 608 271