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The Odyssey Study Guide

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This study guide course helps you understand the characters, events and legacy of the epic poem ''The Odyssey''. Lessons cover important topics in an engaging video format that prepares you for class, small group discussions or to succeed on an examination.
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5 chapters in The Odyssey Study Guide

Ch 1. The Odyssey: Literary & Mythological Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[78813].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Homer of Ancient Greece: Mythology & Poetry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - When Was The Odyssey Written? - Homer's Ancient Greece Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Ulysses, the Roman Name for Odysseus Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Many Books Are In The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78816].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78816].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Translations of The Odyssey: Significance in History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - On First Looking into Chapman's Homer: Poem by John Keats Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1202].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1202].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Bronze Age Greece: Schliemann's Quest for Troy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Greek Gods & Greek Mythology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Greek Myth and Religion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1024].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1024].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Greek God Poseidon: Mythology & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7317].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7317].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Who was the Goddess Athena? - Mythology, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Helen of Troy: Story & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7312].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7312].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Menelaus of Troy: Mythology, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Odysseus and the Trojan Horse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78818].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78818].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Themes of The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78820].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78820].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Geography of The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Pylos in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Land of the Lotus Eaters in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Laestrygonians in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Aeaea in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Hades' Underworld in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78826].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78826].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Between Scylla & Charybdis in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Thrinacia in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Ogygia: An Island in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Phaeacians in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78830].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78830].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Ithaca in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Alliteration in the Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141950].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141950].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Personification in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[167043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[167043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Who was Odysseus? - Story, Adventures & Travels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7314].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7314].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Is Odysseus a Hero? - Character Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Who was Telemachus? - Stories, Character Traits & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Penelope in the Odyssey: Quotes & Weaving Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Athena in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Cyclops in The Odyssey & Greek Mythology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Poseidon in The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Greek God Aeolus: Mythology, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Circe of The Odyssey: Mythology, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Tiresias of The Odyssey: Mythology, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7300].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7300].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Odysseus & the Sirens Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Who Is Helios in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78838].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78838].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Calypso in The Odyssey: Summary, Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Who is Nausicaa in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Who Are the Suitors in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Who Is Eumaeus in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Who Is Eurycleia in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78842].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78842].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Who Is Laertes in The Odyssey? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - Odyssey Character List & Flashcards
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Odyssey: Greek Epic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Odyssey Book 1: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Odyssey Book 2: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78846].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78846].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Odyssey Book 3: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Odyssey Book 4: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Odyssey Book 5: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Odyssey Book 6: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Odyssey Book 7: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Odyssey Book 8: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Odyssey Book 9: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78853].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78853].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Odyssey Book 10: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78854].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78854].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Odyssey Book 11: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Odyssey Book 12: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Odyssey Book 13: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - The Odyssey Book 14: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78858].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78858].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - The Odyssey Book 15: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - The Odyssey Book 16: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - The Odyssey Book 17: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - The Odyssey Book 18: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78862].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78862].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - The Odyssey Book 19: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - The Odyssey Book 20: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - The Odyssey Book 21: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - The Odyssey Book 22: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78866].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78866].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 24 - The Odyssey Book 23: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 25 - The Odyssey Book 24: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78868].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78868].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 26 - Important Quotes from The Odyssey Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[78869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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