Odysseus was stranded in the sea because Poseidon was angry at him. Ino came and helped Odysseus get to land. Now Odysseus is on an unknown land by himself.
Odysseus and 12 of his men went to explore the larger island and found a cyclopes. The cyclopes ate 6 of his men. Odysseus tricked Polyphemus into getting drunk, then they stabbed the cyclopes in the eye. The men escaped by sticking to the bellies of the rams as they were leaving.
Father and Son
When the comrades opened the bag of winds they got sent back to Aeolus. Aeolus wouldn’t help them again, so they sailed away and arrived at an island of giants. Then they lost most of their men and sailed to Circe’s island. There they stayed with Circe for 1 year.
The contest of the bow
Odysseus and his men landed on Thrinacia. Odysseus went away from the camp for a day, then when he came back his comrades ate some of the cattle. The crew dies, but Odysseus survives. Odysseus is then swept onto an island. He finds this nymph, Calypso, and is kept prisoner for 7 years.
Athena told Telemachus to return home and he did. Telemachus arrived and hid in Eumaeus’s cottage as Athena told him to. He told Eumaeus to go to the palace and tell Penelope that he is back. Then when Eumaeus left, Athena told Odysseus to reveal himself. When he did they both were crying and happy. Odysseus to Telemachus what they were going to do tomorrow and he agreed.
Penelope holds a contest to see who will marry her. She said they have to string the bow then they had to shoot an arrow through twelve axe rings None of the suitors could do it, but he old beggar did it with ease.