The Odyssey
Updated: 9/12/2020
The Odyssey

Storyboard Text

  • Athena disguises Odysseus
  • Here take this disguise
  • Thank You
  • Oh really
  • The Beggar (Odysseus) talks to Eumaeus
  • Our last kings name was Odysseus
  • Odysseus reunites with Telemachus
  • I'm sorry son
  • Its ok
  • Athena gives Odysseus a disguise to make him look like a beggar so the suitors don't kill him. "Athena stroked Odysseus with her wand." "She turned his shirt and cloak into squalid rags, ripped and filthy, smeared with grime and soot." pg. 300
  • Telemachus hides the Suitors weapons
  • They'll never find their weapons in here
  • Eumaeus shows the beggar(Odysseus) around the kingdom telling him stories and talking about his old king. "And you replied, Eumaeus, loyal swineherd, "So much misery, friend! You've moved my heart deeply, with your long tale." pg.313
  • Penelope's Competition
  • YAY!
  • Too easy!
  • That's what you get for messing with my family
  • Odysseus reveals his identity to his son Telemachus and they will stop the suitors together. "Telemachus," Odysseus, man of exploits, urged his son, "it's wrong marvel, carried away in wonder so to see your father here before your eyes." pg. 345
  • Odysseus kills the suitors
  • Telemachus hides the suitors weapons so they can't get to them. "Telemachus did his father's will at once, calling out to his old nurse Eurycleia: "Quick, dear one, close the women up in their own quarters, till I can stow my father's weapons in the storeroom."
  • Odysseus wins Penelope's bow competition in one try. "Setting shaft on the handgrip, drawing the notch and bowstring back, back right from his stool, just as he sat but aiming straight and true, he let fly and never missing an ax from the first ax handle. " pg. 438
  • After winning the competition Odysseus attacks and kills all the suitors. "With that he trained a stabbing arrow on antinous just lifting a gorgeous golden loving cup in his hands, just tilting the two handled goblet back to his lips." pg.439