Odysseus tells the story of him and his men when they came with their ships to the Isle of Aeolus. Aeoulose gave Odysseus a bag with the wind, but when Odysseus was sleeping his men opened the bag. His men thought it was money and that they were not getting a share of it. This caused them to be blown to the land of the savage Laestrygonians.
For shelter they took shelter on Circe's isle and finally when they wanted to leave Odysseus was told that he must talk to the blind prophet Teiresias, under the world of Hades. There he met with her and he foretold Odysseus future. "Heaven will make our return home hard for you. I do not think that you will escape the eye of position, who still holds a bitter grudge against."
They returned to Circe and were warned of the dangers that might occur. They sailed to the rocks of the sirens, Scylla, and Charybdis.The men had to place the wax in their ears to avoid the mesmerizing song of the sirens.
Upon leaving Alcinous and his people, Odysseus is given many gifts by him and their people. He sets sail for Ithica and upon reaching he once wake.s up in his own soil once again. There when he awakens Athena appears and transforms him into an ugly old beggar.
Odysseus reaches to the hut of the swineherd of Eumaeus but is in disguise as an old man and bigger. Eumeus prepared food for the unknown beggar and set the food before him. Odysseus began eating and drinking greedily.
Athena goes to Menelaus's house and tells Telemachus o immediately return home In the meantime, Odysseus stays with the swineherd. Eumaeus tell him the story of his life and about Penelope and the lost king. Telemachus soon returns to the swineherd's hut.