Slaughter of the suitors by Odysseus and Telemachus, Campanian red-figure bell-krater, c. 330 BC, Louvre (CA 7124) Ixion Painter - User:Bibi Saint-Pol, own work, 2007-06-06 PD courtesy Bibi Saint-Pol and Wikipedia.

Odyssey Study Guide

Slaughter of the suitors by Odysseus and Telemachus, Campanian red-figure bell-krater, c. 330 BC, Louvre (CA 7124) Ixion Painter - User:Bibi Saint-Pol, own work, 2007-06-06 PD courtesy Bibi Saint-Pol and Wikipedia.
Slaughter of the suitors by Odysseus and Telemachus, Campanian red-figure bell-krater, c. 330 BC, Louvre (CA 7124) Ixion Painter – User:Bibi Saint-Pol, own work, 2007-06-06 PD courtesy Bibi Saint-Pol and Wikipedia.
Odyssey Study Guide Contents

Book I: The Gods in Council
Book I Summary
Notes on Book I
Major Characters
Quiz on Book I This quiz still works.
A Goddess Intervenes

Book II: Telemachus Calls the Assembly in Ithaca
Book II Summary
Notes on Book II
Major Characters

Book III: Telemachus visits Nestor
Book III Summary
Notes on Book III
Major Characters

Book IV:
Book IV Summary
Notes on Book IV
Major Characters

Book V:
Book V Summary
Notes on Book V
Major Characters

Book VI:
Book VI Summary
Notes on Book VI
Major Characters

Book VII:
Book VII Summary
Notes on Book VII
Major Characters

Book VIII:
Book VIII Summary
Notes on Book VIII
Major Characters

Book IX:
Book IX Summary
Notes on Book IX
Major Characters

Book X:
Book X Summary
Notes on Book X
Major Characters

Book XI:
Book XI Summary
Notes on Book XI
Major Characters

Book XII:
Book XII Summary
Notes on Book XII
Major Characters

Book XIII:
Book XIII Summary
Notes on Book XIII
Major Characters

Book XIV:
Book XIV Summary
Notes on Book XIV
Major Characters*

Book XV:
Book XV Summary
Notes on Book XV
Major Characters

Book XVI:
Book XVI Summary
Notes on Book XVI
Major Characters

Book XVII:
Book XVII Summary
Notes on Book XVII
Major Characters

Book XVIII:
Book XVIII Summary
Notes on Book XVIII
Major Characters

Book XIX:
Book XIX Summary
Notes on Book XIX
Major Characters

Book XX:
Book XX Summary
Notes on Book XX
Major Characters

Book XXI:
Book XXI Summary
Notes on Book XXI
Major Characters

Book XXII:
Book XXII Summary
Notes on Book XXII
Major Characters

Book XXIII:
Book XXIII Summary
Notes on Book XXIII
Major Characters

Book XXIV:
Book XXIV Summary
Notes on Book XXIV
Major Characters

* – Page title suggests there may be an error. I believe it is the correct character list for Book XIV, not XIII, since XIII has its own very different list.

Some of the Important Characters in the Odyssey
The Muse of Epic Poetry
Aegisthus
Agamemnon
Antinous
Athena
Calypso [See Odysseus and Calypso]
Hermes
Menelaus
Nestor
Odysseus
Orestes
Penelope
Polyphemus
Poseidon
Telemachus
Zeus

Please note that these pages were written well before I left MiningCo.com/About.com/ThoughtCo.com in 2014, so more recent research should be done.

Return to: Iliad, Odyssey, Homer.

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