Articles for tag: Cyclops, Odysseus

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The Legend of Odysseus

Odysseus was considered to be a hero to his people because of his part in the victory at Troy. They were anxious for him to return home in glory. However, even though he supposedly set sail at the same time as the other ships, his voyage was anything but quick and easy. The gods seemed ...

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Odyssey Essay on Odysseus “The Hero”

Strong, cunning, intelligent. These are some of the few simple words that describe the classic hero. To some, Odysseus is recognized as self-absorbed and a fraud. This is wrong; Odysseus is a true hero. Odysseus’ heroism can be seen through the two characteristics of strength, and intelligence. Using these, Odysseus is able to make it ...

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A Summary of Homer’s “The Odyssey”

The Odyssey begins in Ithaca, where Telemachus is having many difficulties. His mother’s suitors are eating him out of house and home, and refuse to leave until one of them is married to her. Telemachus then decides to leave Ithaca in search of his father, Odysseus. When the suitors hear of this, they decide to ...

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The Unofficial Guide to Grant Morrison’s New X-Men

It’s been some time since the conclusion of Grant Morrison’s controversial run on Marvel Comics’ New X-Men series. However, even now, years later, readers still have questions about the man’s forty-one issue run (#114-#154 plus the 2001 Annual). This is intended to serve as a sort of guide to Morrison’s run for people who may ...

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‘The Odyssey’: A Study Companion (Books 9-10)

Book 9: The Cyclops New Major Characters Polyphemus: Cyclops who curses Odysseus’ return journey after being blinded by him. Odysseus begins his tale with the sacking of the Cicones of Ismarus where he and his crew made their first blunder. Escaping from Ismarus he and his crew then sail for many days, landing on the ...

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The Mystery of the USS CYCLOPS

On the evening of March 17, 1918, a pier in Baltimore, Maryland remained empty where a U.S. Navy Proteus class collier was scheduled to be moored. There had been no communication with her crew in nearly two weeks. Worry set in and the Navy began an extensive search, but it was as if the collier ...