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CLL 215.01 Summer II 2011 Foley Quiz I Study Guide In addition to the handouts you received, study the following as preparation for Quiz I on 7/21. Be able to identify the following characters: Odysseus- Odysseus is the husband of Queen Penelope and the father of Prince Telemachus. Penelope- Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus Hermes- the herald of the Olympian gods, is the son of Zeus and the nymph Maia, daughter of Atlas and one of the Pleiades. Kalypso- a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia Nausikaa- The beautiful daughter of King Alcinous and Queen Arete of the Phaeacians Alkinoös- King of the Phaeacians Arêtê- Queen of the Phaeacians Demodokos- The blind bard of the Phaiakians Phemios- Son of Terpis, a bard from Ithaca Hephaistos - Ares Aphrodite Agamemnon and Klytemnestra Poseidon- God of the sea. Telemakhos- Odysseus’s son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telemachus is about twenty at the beginning of the story. He is a natural obstacle to the suitors desperately courting his mother, but despite his courage and good heart, he initially lacks the poise and confidence to oppose them. His maturation, especially during his trip to Pylos and Sparta in Books 3 and 4, provides a subplot to the epic. Athena often assists him. Menelaus- King of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon, and husband of Helen Helen- Wife of Menelaus and queen of Sparta Nestor- King of Pylos and a former warrior in the Trojan War The Lotos Eaters Polyphemos- One of the Cyclopes (uncivilized one-eyed giants) whose island Odysseus comes to soon after leaving Troy. King Aiolos Kirkê Elpênor Teiresias- A Theban prophet who inhabits the underworld Akhilleus (Achilles) The Seirênês

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