Book 9: New Coasts and Poseidon's Son

Updated: 9/10/2021
Book 9: New Coasts and Poseidon's Son

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  • Odysseus and his crew were on the sea for 9 difficult days. Then they landed on a weird-looking island which was actually a flower. After landing, Odysseus decided to make 2 people and 1 runner to go check out the island and also to see if the people living on the island were hostile toward them.
  • They found the people who inhabited this island and they were very friendly. The Lotus Eaters gave the 3 men lotus flowers as a gift for meeting them.
  • As a result of eating the lotus flower the person that ate didn’t want to go anywhere but stay on the island Odysseus noticed this and as a result, he had sure that everyone made it back on the ship and sailed off.
  • After leaving the land of the lotus-eaters Odysseus arrives on the island called Sicily. Odysseus' crew was quite hungry after leaving the island in such a hurry so they did some hunting as soon as they got opon the island.
  • However, the issue about this island they weren't aware of was is was a land of Kyklopes. When his crew went into a cave to hunt sheep they ran into the Kyklopes and it attacks the crew and they loses 2 men.
  • Whoever he must overcome the Kyklopes by outsmarting them and stabbing one in the eye where then he makes his great escape.