The Odyssey: Greek Epic


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How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

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1. In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?

2. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Odyssey is an epic, legendary story that has been passed down in societies around the world for centuries. The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will assist you as you learn the details of this Greek classic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Events within the story
  • The influence of Greek gods
  • Heroic qualities of Odysseus
  • The Greek leader Agamemnon

Skills Practiced

These lesson tools will assess your skills of:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various Greek gods
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Odyssey
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the timeline of the story

Additional Learning

Take the time to review the lesson on The Odyssey in order to fully comprehend the vital information on this story. This lesson will help you to achieve these objectives:

  • Discover the characteristics of the main character Odysseus
  • Identify some Greek gods and learn about their influence in the story
  • Know the chronology of the story
  • Understand the role of secondary people and mythical characters