Questions tagged [odyssey]

For questions about the book by Homer about the ten-year travels of Odysseus, a Greek hero, after fighting in the Trojan War.

2 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
7 votes
1 answer

Did Helen and Stentor have voice-related "super-powers"?

Helen's Many Voices In Odyssey 4.274-289 Menelaus recounts a story from the time that he and other leaders of the Greek forces at Troy were hiding in the famous decoy wooden horse which they used as ...
Adinkra's user avatar
  • 9,833
2 votes
0 answers

Why does Eumaeus singles out the nymphs and Hermes in his offerings?

In Odyssey 14 Eumaeus the swineherd is the first person that meets Odysseus upon his return to Ithaca. Although he doesn't recognize his master, he offers him shelter and treats him to a feast: Then ...
yannis's user avatar
  • 17k