The Cyclopes

The Cyclopes

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Part of the Epic poem, The Odyssey

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  • I see food within the cave!
  • I do not fear your god zeus.
  • I have a plan!
  • Odysseus and his men land on a island that unknown to them was inhabited by cyclopes.  Taking with him a goat skin full of wine.
  • After Odysseus and some of his men enter the cave they found on the coast on the island. They awaited the owner of the caven in store of a gift. Yet in surprise a cyclops enters and eats 6 of his men men over the night and 3 more in the morning.
  • When the cyclops leaves the cave with his sheep to let graze. Odysseus begins to try to find a way out of the cave.
  • My name is Odysseus! 
  • To get the cyclops he shall intoxicate the cyclops with the wine he brought. The cyclops gratefully accepted the wine and drank, and drank, and drank till no more. With the cyclops swaying and hiccuping he asked odysseus what his name was. With that question Odysseus answered, "My name is Nohbdy, my parents, my friends, and even my wife calls me Nohbdy". With that the cyclops fell and slept. Then with all there might the rest of odysseus's people They drove the carved club end into the cyclops eye.
  • Nohbdy has ruin me, Nohbdy has wronged me!
  • The next morning Odysseus found escape under the cyclops's sheep. With there escape successful Odysseus and his men made away to the boat.
  • Odysseus!
  • As they sailed of from the coast of the island Odysseus yelled at the cyclops from the water, "Do you want to know my real name cyclops, my real name is odysseus." With his name revealed and anger swallowing the cyclops he cursed Odysseus to never get home with the help of his father, Poseidon. 
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