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Monsters Of The Odyssey

This Prezi Features Monsters Of The Odyssey. By:Brandie & Jazmine

Jazmine Carter

on 4 March 2011

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Monsters Of The Odyssey polythemus Charybdis Scylla Sirens Circe Poseidon is a god of many names , but he was most famous as the 'God of the Sea." Poseidon was mad at Odysseus because Odysseus said that he didn't need any help from the other Gods. The symbols associated with Poseidon include: dolphins, tridents, and three-pronged fish spears. calypso Calypso Calypso lived on the island of Ogygia, where she kepy Odysseus for 7 years, and made him her immortal husband. Calypso is generally said to be the daughter of the Titan Atlas. When Zeus sent Calypso a message to set Odysseus free she gave him a boat, some wine, and bread. Poseidon circe, the daughter of the sun was a soreceressbeest known for her ability to turn men into animals with her magic wand. In the movie The Odyssey,Circe made Odysseus sleep with her in order for her to turn his soilders back into men. Circe is known as the witch of Aeaea (the island she live on). Circe Charybdis was a sea monster once a beuatiful naiad, and the daughter of Poseidon and Gaia. Charybdis takes form of a huge bladder of a creature whose face was all mouth and whose arm and legs were flippers and who swallows large amounts of qater three times a day before belching it out again. charybdis was one of the sea monsters Odysseus and his men had to pass in order to get back to Itheca.
Charybdis Polyphemus Polyphemus was one of Poseidons sons and he traps Odysseus and his men in his cave and then ate six of them and then odysseus blinded him and escaped. Polyphemus' name means "everywhere famous". Polyphemus was once in love with th sea nymph Galateia. Syclla Syclla was a horrible sea monster with four eyes , six long necks equipped with grisly heads each of which contain three rows of sharp teeth. Syclla was also one of the sea monsters Odysseus and his men while on the journey back to Ithaca. Syclla kills six of Odysseus' men when he passes through the Strait of Messina. Sirens The Sirens are men who live on an island and lure men to their doom with their songs. The SIrens were dangerous bird-women potrayed as seductresses. When the sirens were given a parentage they were considered the daughters of the river god Achelous. The Suitors The Lotus Eaters Among the dozens of suitors, the only decent man seeking Penelope’s hand in marriage. Amphinomus sometimes speaks up for Odysseus and Telemachus, but he is killed like the rest of the suitors in the final fight. Eurymachus - A manipulative, deceitful suitor. Eurymachus’s charisma and duplicity allow him to exert some influence over the other suitors The most arrogant of Penelope’s suitors. Antinous leads the campaign to have Telemachus killed. Unlike the other suitors, he is never portrayed sympathetically, and he is the first to die when Odysseus returns The Lotus Eaters lived on an island eating lotuses for food. Unfortunately, the lotuses are so delicious that any of Odysseus' crew that ate the lotuses no longer cared about getting home or what would happen to them. Odysseus forces his crew to leave the island immediately. Odysseus's men once again give in to their greed; when they accept the plants from the locals and eat them, the men do not want to return to their homeland. Research Sources http://odyssey_08540.tripod.com/monsters.html http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&source=imghp&biw=1362&bih=527&q=Syclla&gbv=2&aq=f&aqi=g-s2g-sx8&aql=&oq= http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=calypso&aq=0s&aqi=g-s1&aql=&oq=Calysp http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Circe&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq= http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=polyphemus&aq=0&aqi=g5g-s1g4&aql=&oq=polyph http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Sirens&aq=f&aqi=g9g-s1&aql=&oq= http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Poseidon&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq= http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=The+Suitors&aq=f&aqi=g4&aql=&oq= http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=The+Lotus+Eaters&aq=f&aqi=g5&aql=&oq= http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&biw=1362&bih=527&gbv=2&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=Charybdis&aq=f&aqi=g1g-s1g8&aql=&oq= The End.!! By: Brandie && Jazmine.!!
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