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Updated: 3/11/2020
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  • Odysseus and his men arrive at the island of the cyclops.
  • It is Odysseus's famed curiosity that leads him to Cyclop's cave and that makes him insist on waiting for the court of king Alcinous.
  • Odysseus and 12 of his men find the cyclops' cave.
  • "Tell me, how are you called? I'll make a gift will please you. Line 351
  • "My name is Nohbdy." Line 360
  • Odysseus and his men are trapped inside by the Cyclops.
  • The cyclops is stabbed in the eye by Odysseus and his men, but when the others come to his aid, he says "Nohbdy's" has blinded him.
  • "Nohbdy, Nohbdy's tricked me. Nohbdy's ruined me!" line 403
  • Since the cyclops is now blind, Odysseus and his men are able to hide under the sheep and escape.
  • Full of rage, Polyphemus sends a prayer to his father, Poseidon.
  • "o here me, lord, blue girdler of the islands, if I am thine indeed, and thou art father: grant that Odysseus, raider of cities, never see his home: Laetres' son, I mean, who kept his hall on Ithaca. Line 529-533