Hello there! My name is Odysseus and I am the King of Ithaca. I am on a journey to return home!
Hello! I am Penelope. I am Odysseus's loyal wife and I am the Queen of Ithaca. I am very desperate to have my husband, King Odysseus back at home. I have been harassed by dozens of suitors who who want to win me and marry me.
Ooooooh! look what i found! His stash of wine and food.
Suitors In Odysseus's Hall
No I! Penelope is mine!
Odysseus has been missing for a total of 20 years. His first 20 years have been fighting to the victory of the Trojan War. After the victory of the Trojan War, he has been trying to find a route back to his home.
Queen Penelope is holding onto her hopes that her husband, King Odysseus, wil return home alive and well. She has been making excuses like trying to stall the suitors by making them a promis. Penelope promises that she will choose a husband when she has finished weaving a burial shroud for her father-in-law, Laertes.
Odysseus and His Crew
We need to stay and work together to get outta here!
Mean while when the suitors (unmarried men) wait until Penelope chooses one of them to marry, the suitors go through Odysseuss' food and wine and basically his livestock stash.
I will win Penelopes heart! it will be me who marries her!
I was told that your father is hold captive!
Telemachus calls together the suitors, and he tells them to leave his father's estate. In short, he banishes them. Telemachus is still young, whereas the suitors are older men, so he was very brave to stand up towards his mother.
Hello! My name is Telemachus and I am Odysseus's son. I am determined to find my father!
Odysseus is worried that his crew will not cooperate with his commands. He worries if he ill ever be able to return home.
Telemachus discovers that his father, Odysseus is imprisoned on an island named Calypso Island