How is he a hero?

About The Odyssey

The story of the Odyssey is known as an epic* written by Homer. It involves Greek Mythology and talks about the main character, Odysseus. The following information is based of an excerpt from the Odyssey about the last two days of the Trojan War. Oddyseus has several heroic qualities but below is just a few....

*Note-An epic is a long narrative about the deeds of heroes or gods. It can be in prose or poetry.


The above information should have given you an idea of how Odysseus is a hero. Although

Odysseus had other heroic traits throughout his journey, these were just the main ones. If you want to learn more about Odysseus, you can read the poem now!