Homer's epic, The Odyssey

The story of Odysseus' journey home from the Trojan War.

The Odyssey

The Odyssey tells the story of an epic hero, Odysseus, and his return from fighting in the Trojan War. Odysseus is a war hero and is credited with devising the plan of the Trojan Horse that ultimately lead to the end of the war. The Odyssey tells of the 10 year struggle for Odysseus to return to his home land of Ithaca, his wife Penelope and their son, Telemachus. Click this link for a more thorough overview:

http://www.mythweb.com/odyssey/background_s.html

Flocabulary: The Odyssey
Have you ever wondered where Odysseus went?

Click this button to take your own journey along his route.

Now, review what you have learned!

Link to a Quia website where you can review the books in The Odyssey as well as the important characters.

Choose your character!

In this web game you can choose to be either Odysseus himself or his young son Telemachus or his beautiful wife, Penelope.

What was the Trojan War?

Here is a great site to review what was involved in the war.