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The Odyssey

Click on the links below to go to the Flickr page for each photograph.

 Uploaded The Trojan war has been over for 10 years, but the hero Odysseus has still not come home.
 Uploaded Men try to marry Odysseus’ wife Penelope so they can have control of his kingdom.
 Uploaded Penelope only loves Odysseus and does not want to marry anyone.
 Uploaded Odysseus is alive, imprisoned on an island by the beautiful but evil temptress Calypso.
 Uploaded Zeus orders Calypso to let Odysseus leave. So he builds a ship and sets sail.
 Uploaded Poseidon, god of the seas, hates Odysseus, so he sends a storm to wreck Odysseus’ ship.
 Uploaded Odysseus lands in Scheria, where he tells the Phaeacians all about his travels.
 Uploaded Odysseus returns home where he enters the town disguised as a beggar.
 Uploaded Penelope arranges a contest. She will marry any man that can fire Odysseus’ bow through 12 axe handles.
 Uploaded No one but Odysseus could do it. So the suitors got angry and attacked him.
 Uploaded Odysseus defeated the suitors was finally reunited with his lovely wife, Penelope.
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