Odysseus saw one of his commrade tht died and the person said "i feel backward off the roof and broke my neck. my soul desended at once to Hades. i have a request to make. i beg of you, in the name of your wife and family, please don't forget me when you leave. don't leave me behind unburied and unmourned. burn me with all my armor. build by the seashore a monument of me for those who come after. do all this and put my own oar about the tomb"(page 67).
next the spirit of Tiresias came and said "you wish a pleasant voyage home, mighty Odysseus, but the gods will make that your journey hard for you. i fear that you will not escape the wrath of poseidon. remember he is still very angry with you for your treatment of his son, polyphemus...you will find cattle of the sun at pasture. dont touch them! if you let them alone, you may get back to ithac after some minor misfortunes. and if you do harm these cattle, then you'll lose ship and comrades-all of them"(67-68).
Odysseus see's his mother and asks her a lot of questions about what's happening in Ithaca her responses are "your wife she has remained faithful in your place. she spends nights like these in miserable anxiety. as yet no on has taken over your property. your son Telemachus is a good manager. your father stays off in the country. and age is weakening him day by day. as for me no disease had nothing to do with it. y worries over you, dear Odysseus, finally killed me"(page 69)
Agamemnon shows himself to Odysseus and tells him "let this be a lesson to you. don't be gentle to your wife. Doesn't tell her all your business. Tell some things, and conceal the rest. your lucky though Odysseus your wife is not now plotting your murder"(page 72).
Achillies came to Odysseus they Odysseus said to Achilles "'Achilles, son of Peleus,' i replied ' most excellent of the Greeks. i came for advice of Tiresias to help me find maybe way back again to rocky Ithaca, i have not yet come anywhere near Greece. wherever i go i find troubles. but you, Achilles, you are the most blessed of all men who have ever lived or will live. when you lived, we honored you with the gods. now that you are dead , you are still a power in the land of shades. don't be sorrowful, Achilles"(page 73).
Ajax came to Odysseus and told him "Ajax, son of Tolamon, won't you forget even in death you anger toward me? won't you forget those cursed arms? they brought nothing but evil to the Greeks, since we lost you as a result. When you died, we Greeks mourned and honored you as much as we did great Achilles"(page 75).