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Unformatted text preview: Telemachus o The first four books of the Odyssey are called the Telemachy o He welcomes in Athena who is disguised as Mentes, a friend of his father Odysseus, and questions her. Laertes o He is the father of Odysseus. o He lives a life of hardship tending a vineyard by himself. Penelope o Penelope cant remarry nor can Telemachus be the head of the household since he is too young. o The suitors are feasting and listening to a bard sing about the war of Troy. Penelope asks him to sing a different song, but Telemachus rebukes him and asks her to leave the men alone. Telemachus o He calls together an assembly of the suitors. This is the first time an assembly has been called since Odysseus left for Troy. o Antinous and Eurymachus, two of the suitors, speak out against him....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course CLST 272 taught by Professor Jonathanmannering during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.
- Spring '11
- The Odyssey, Odysseus, Telemachus, Penelope, Athena