The Land of the Dead

The Land of the Dead

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  • The gift given to Odysseus by his men was opened, and a storm sent them back to the island Aeolia.
  • Odysseus and his men sail to the island Aeolia, where the king, Aeolus, sends them away with a gift.
  • Here, a gift!
  • Odysseus and his men sailed for seven days, and arrive on an island with man eating creatures, Laestrygonians. These creatures destroy every ship besides the one Odysseus is in.
  • Hurry! Before they destroy this ship too
  • "Odysseus's men opened the sack and let out a storm that sent them all the way back to Aeolia."
  • You turned my men into animals!
  • Since Odysseus is protected by a magic herb, Circe is suprised when Odysseus is not affected by her potion, and offers to give him his men back
  • Odysseus and his men sail to Aeolia, where Aeolus, king of the wind, sends Odysseus away with a gift."
  • You are immune to my potion! Well, I guess you can have your men back.
  • Circe tells Odysseus that to get home he must go to the Underworld ad talk to the prophet Tiresias.
  • "They sail for seven days and arrive in the land of the Laestrygonians, a race of cannibals. They destroy all of Odysseus's ships besides the one he is in."
  • You must also talk to Tiresias the prophet.
  • You must go to the Underworld.
  • "She transforms half of the men into swine."
  • "Protected by a magic herb, Odysseus demands that Circe change his men back into human form."
  • "Circe informs him that in order to reach home he must journey to the Land of the Dead, Hades, and consult the blind prophet Tiresias."
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