Who Is Helios in The Odyssey?


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The term 'anthropomorphism' refers to _____.

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1. In Chapter XII of Homer's Odyssey, Odysseus' men are punished by Zeus for _____.

2. In Chapter XII of Homer's Odyssey, Helios learns that Odysseus' men have committed their crime against him through _____.

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The literature-related quiz and worksheet are tools that assist in checking your knowledge of Helios from The Odyssey. Excel on the quiz by knowing what anthropomorphism refers to and why Odysseus' men are punished by Zeus.

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Look at these educational materials to figure out what you know about:

  • How Helios comes to find out that Odysseus' men have committed a crime against him
  • The character who persuades the men to carry out their crime against Helios
  • What anthropomorphism means
  • Why Zeus punishes Odysseus' men

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  • Information recall - retrieve the knowledge you have picked up regarding why Odysseus and his men are prevented from leaving Thrinakia
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  • What Helios is a God of
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  • Personification of the sun