Odysseus is put through many tests to see if he can survive them.

For example, when the crew landed on the Island of the Sun, Odysseus, who knows that his crew is prophesied to perish there, warns his shipmates that their stores of food are on their ship and that they musn't eat the catle of the sun god, Helios, or they will all pay dearly for it....

Telemachus’ journey greatly differs from his father, Odysseus.

The entire book Odysseus longs to see his wife but he is a good man and a courageous leader.

Many debate whether or not Odysseus earns the title of a hero.

In the epic poem The Odyssey by Homer, Odysseus earns the title of a true hero by conveying many qualities such as: determination, courage and leadership.

This is no different in The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey.

Odysseus has fought valiantly through the Trojan War, but while he is returning home, countless challenges change his course and delay him for years and years.


In The Odyssey by Homer, Odysseus makes a journey to become a hero.

In Books 9-12, Odysseus narrates the story of his travels in the years after the fall of Troy, and this narrative includes other far-flung places, such as the island of the Cyclops....

The men sail Odysseus and his treasure home to Ithaca.

Heroes just like Odysseus who after spending ten years trying to return home from the Trojan War, wants nothing more than to get back to his wife, son and reclaim his position as king of Ithaca..

The contests of Odysseus' wisdom, honor, piety and prudence....

Penelope's love and devotion towards Odysseus is proven when she waits nineteen years for her husband to return from the wine dark sea, rather than losing faith and marrying another man....

Finley, and it is an in depth analysis of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

This epic poem begins in medas res and through this non-linear tale Homer’s audience receives the chance to watch the transformation of Odysseus as he evolves into a classic hero....

This is a main point in the Odyssey....

No character embodies loyalty more than Penelope who remains loyal and true to Odysseus throughout his absence, refusing to give in to the suitors' proposal of marriage and not engaging in any extramarital...

Another is Odysseus's larger-than-life, imposing stature.

Subsequently, it will show that while the 'Odyssey' is indeed a moral epic, the moral position of the main characters themselves, namely Odysseus and the Gods, can, at times, be questionable.

Homer's The Odyssey is an epic poem telling of one man's journey.

Throughout the adventure of life, one must trust those closest to get one through rough and hard times there for those around one, namely Odysseus, can rely on his friends, family, and the gods loyalty for support through his adventure....