odysseus one of the greatest of the greek heroes who fought during the trojan war
odysseus and his men wandered 10 years in seas when they got blown off course after the trojan war
Penelope (born in sun) odysseus' widow who was left alone for years with her son Telemachusas as odysseus wandered the sea
odysseus and his men went out of their way to destroy someones island, so in anger the most powerful god zeus made them go off course even more to where all the monsters and witches are
Odysseus visited the cyclops out of pure curiosity. He knows that he has the protection of the gods and he believes himself to be more than human so he doesn't fear entering Polyphemus' cave with twelve of his men odysseus lost six men because of his ego and barely made his escape.
odysseus safely returned to the island of Ithaca to see his son and wife, and soon fought all of the men who tried to marry Penelope as a punishment .