Democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed lamb. — Benjamin Franklin

Odysseus

~ 1200 BC
Civilization: Greek — Ithaca
   Field of Renown:  hero — Greek
Era:  Heroic

Greek hero of the Trojan war, famous for his wiles and craft. Central character of Homer's Odyssey.

We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Fall of Troy  in  Thirty More Famous Stories Retold  by  James Baldwin
Adventures of Ulysses  in  Famous Men of Greece  by  John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
Wanderings of Odysseus  in  Greek Gods, Heroes, and Men  by  Caroline H. and Samuel B. Harding
Circe's Palace in  Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys  by  Nathaniel Hawthorne
Polyphemus the Giant  in  The Story of Greece  by  Mary Macgregor
Adventures of Ulysses  in  On the Shores of the Great Sea  by  M. B. Synge

We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here
We are here

Image Links


Pyrrhus finds Philoctetes in a cave
 in A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

Odysseus and his mother
 in A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

The Swineherd telling his story to Odysseus.
 in A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

Odysseus advises King Tyndareus concerning Helen's suitors
 in A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

Palamedes tests the madness of Odysseus
 in A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

Odysseus and Menelaus persuading Agamemnon to sacrifice Iphigeneia
 in A Story of the Golden Age of Greek Heroes

Ulysses makes himself known to Telemachus
 in Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

Argos, old friend!' he whispered
 in Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

Ulysses and the bird
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

Circe and Ulysses
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

The Return of Ulysses
 in Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys

And dream idle, happy day-dreams that never ended.
 in The Odyssey

Never more wilt thou have thy sight.'
 in The Odyssey

The nymph rose from the sea
 in The Odyssey

Nausicaa and her maidens brought him food and wine.
 in The Odyssey

Odysseus looked down at the woods and the sea.
 in The Odyssey

Yea, verily, thou art Odysseus.'
 in The Story of Greece

In the Giant's Cave
 in Stories of the Ancient Greeks

The Wrecked Ulysses
 in Stories of the Ancient Greeks

The return of Ulysses
 in On the Shores of the Great Sea

The Cyclops Throwing Immense Rocks at Odysseus's Vessel.
 in The Story of the Greek People

The Return of Odysseus.
 in The Story of the Greek People

Odysseus and Nausicaa
 in The Story of the Greek People

The Cyclops Throwing Immense Rocks at Odysseus's Vessel.
 in Old World Hero Stories

The Return of Odysseus.
 in Old World Hero Stories