Odysseus and his men arrive on the island of the lotus eaters. The lotus eaters give you a flower to eat that makes you forget about home. The men are told not to eat them and some men continue to still do.
The men arrive on the island of the cyclops and find the cyclops cave and go in. Later on the cyclops arrives back home and traps them and refuses to let them escape. He continues to eat 2 men for breakfast and 2 for dinner. So they stab him in the eye and escape.
They arrive at Aeolus. Odysseus goes to talk to the god and he gives him wind to get back home and a bad wind to not open until they get home to Ithaca. They see their homelands and while Odysseus is sleeping the men open the wind and get brought all the way back to the beginning.