The Odyssey Books 21-24 Project
By: Zach Forret
The Suitors are Tested with Odysseus's Bow
Odysseus (Still In Disguise) Visits Philoetius and Eumaeus
Odysseus Tests out the Bow Himself and They Prepare for the Ambush
Revenge Upon the Suitors
Eurymachus tries to blame all of the suitors' actions on Anti and he tells Odysseus that him and the suitors will give him gifts if he spares them. Odysseus won't have any of it and continues on his killing spree. Telemachus, Eumaeus, and Philoetius begin to help Odysseus. Athena, disguised as Mentor, also joins the fight and turns the momentum in their favor. Finally the battle is over.
Eurycleia Tells Penelope That Odysseus has Returned
Penelope and Odysseus Meet
Odysseus passes Penelope's test and they embrace for the night. Odysseus makes plans to visit Laertes, his father, and to seek revenge upon the suitors' families.