on the island of the cyclops Odysseus was in a cave home to one of the cyclops eating his cheese and drinking wine waiting to be greeted by the being but instead of being welcome 2 of his men had been eaten by the beast and he had continued to do so. finally Odysseus came up with a plan which was to get the cyclops drunk which he did then while he was passes out the men made a stake and ran it through the beast eye
Odysseus as a beggar
Circe was a goddess who held Odysseus and his men as love slaves. she also turned some of his men into pigs until Odysseus slept with her to break the spell
Circe had ordered Odysseus to go to the underworld and talk to a prophet. what he received from the prophet was instructions on how to get home. while Odysseus was down there he had seen his mother who had died from a broken heart
rooted bed test
once Odysseus had gotten home Athena had disguise him as a beggar so no one from his kingdom could recognize him also to see who has earned his trust to fight against the suitors with him
Penelope had given a test where you had to string Odysseus bow and shoot an arrow through 12 axis which only Odysseus could do. If one succeeds they will receive her hand in marriage. no man could string the bow but Odysseus still a beggar had strung it and shot it successfully. He then killed all the suitors.
Penelope had told Odysseus to move the rooted bed knowing it was not movable, the reason she did this was to see if this man was actually her husband Odysseus