Odysseus was coming after 17 days on the Adriatic sea from 20 years of war,when a storm came from angering Poseidon. Ino, a nymph gave a Odysseus scarf so he could get home. he ended up on unknown land.
Demodocus sings about the Wooden horse
the battle of troy was well fought Odysseus led his men ion wooden horse to defend sparta with impressive battle strategy.
Odysseus ended up on Phaeacia the next day where Nausicaa, found him dirty and war beaten. they gave him fresh clothes and food because Nausicaa liked him and felt bad for him.. They took him to the palace.
Odysseus was brought to the palace to meet king Alcinous and given gifts. he listens to the talks about the trojan war. they think odysseus in unknown traveler from unknown land.
Demodocus sings about the fall of troy and the battle with the wooden horse, Odysseus listens deeply, remembering the lost of men.
Odysseus land on a mysterious small island and next to it a big one. they go to the big lsland and see it full of goats and cattle. the animals belong to cyclops known as polyphemus who eats two of odysseus’s men a day until odysseus tricks him with undiluted wine and stabs in the eye.
Odysseus and his comrades go to Aeolus for the bag of winds.The men open the bag and go to Aeolus who call them unlucky. They end up on cannibal island where they lose men and to the island Circe where Odysseus stays one year with Circe.