Odysseus almost got home but poseidon washed him away. Ino gave Odysseus a scarf to help him get to land.Odysseus swam for 2 days before finding land and resting.
Return to Ithica
Home at last!
Odysseus went to check out noise from an island to ask where he was. They found out there were cyclopes’ living there and got terrified.The Cyclopes Polyphemus ate some of Odysseus’ men before they drugged him with wine and stabbed him in the eye and escape.
The Contest of The Bow
It won't bend!
Circe gives him a warning where to go and what to do. They then leave and cover their ears with wax while passing the sirens. They pass Scylla unharmed but lose 6 men with Charybdis as circe told them it was better to lose 6 men than the whole ship.
The death of the suitors
Odysseus finally makes it home to Ithica. Odysseus finds that suitors want his throne and will stop at nothing to get it. Athena helps Odysseus to make sure he doesn’t die.
Antinous thinks the bow will be weak if he is last. It doesn’t work and Odysseus asks to try. They complain and argue but Penelope tells them that it’s ok. Odysseus bends the bow, plays it and shoots through the 12 ax rings cleanly.
Odysseus tells Penelope to leave so she won’t see so many people die. Then Odysseus and Telemachus kill Antinous. After Antinous dies Eurymachus tries to make up Odysseus’ mind so he won’t kill Eurymachus. Odysseus ignores him and kills them all.