Ard Odyssey

Timeline created by Isaiah Ard
  • 1,200 BCE

    Trojan war

    Trojan war
    Odysseys had tricked the enemy into bringing a colossal wooden horse. The Trojans had no idea that Greek soldiers were hidden inside under the command of Odysseys Troy was snatched and the Trojans were know longer known after that
  • 1,200 BCE

    Trojan War

    Trojan War
    Odysseus fought in the Trojan war because he had in the past sought the hand of Helen and had sworn an oath to protect her. An at that time she needed to be protected. After the Trojan War Odysseus went on a ten year journey to reach his home Ithaca.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Lotus eaters

    Lotus eaters
    A storm sent be Zeus swept them along for nine days before bringing them to the land of the Lotus-eaters, where the natives give some of Odysseus's men the poisonous fruit of the lotus As soon as they eat the fruit they lose all thoughts of home and long for nothing more than to stay there eating more fruit
  • 1,200 BCE

    Lotus eaters

    Lotus eaters
    While walking the island, the men encounter the Lotus Eaters and that they were peaceful people.They do nothing except eat the lotus plant. Odysseus' men ate the lotus plant and immediately changed. Which made it bad because Anyone who eats this sweet plant becomes forgetful of their purpose.This is why the Lotus eaters are so important to Odysseus.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Cyclops

    Cyclops
    Polyphemus known as cyclops is the one eye giant son of Poseidon and Thoosa. The meaning behind cyclops is "abounding songs in legends. Cyclops first appearance was in book nine of the odyssey. The cyclops creature were lawless and ate human whenever available
  • 1,200 BCE

    Cyclops

    Cyclops
    Odysseys visited cyclops island out of pure curiosity. He knew that he believed himself to be more than human so he does not fear entering Polyphemus' cave with twelve of his men. On the second day of them being there Odysseus got cyclops drunk tricking him into thinking his name was Noman. After that five men drove a small sharpen stake(wooden or metal piece) into his only eye blinding him
  • 1,200 BCE

    Aeolus- Bag of Wind

     Aeolus- Bag of Wind
    Aeolus, king of the winds, gives Odysseus the bag of winds to help him return to Ithaca. Odysseus went back to king Aeolus for help but the king refused to help him because he believed that he is cursed and the gods are angry with him.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Aeolus- Bag of Wind

    Aeolus- Bag of Wind
    In the Odyssey Aeolus gave Odysseus a wind and a bag in which the winds were not safe Odysseus crew mates opened the bag and the winds escaped and drove them back to the island. This showed A sign of disrespect because he told them not to release the bag and he tied it tight so none of the wind will get out. But the
  • 1,200 BCE

    Circe

    Circe
    Circe is a nymph daughter of the sun god Helios. She used magic to turn a romantic rival into a monster Scylla. She was able to change humans into wolves, lions, and swine.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Circe

    Circe
    Circe, the daughter of Helios, the sun god .Was able by drugs and incantations to change humans into wolves, lions, and swine. The Greek god Odysseus visited her island with his companions, who she changed into swine. Which Odysseus had to beg her and make promises to change them back to humans.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Sirens

    Sirens
    Sirens is a creature half bird and half woman who lured sailors to destruction by the sweetness of her song. According to Homer, there were two Sirens on an island in the western sea between Aeaea and the rocks of Scylla
  • 1,200 BCE

    Sirens

    Sirens
    The Sirens symbolize temptation, desire, and risk. Any man that passes the isle is tempted to stop his ship and listen to the Sirens' sweet sounds Their appearance in in Homer's Odyssey where the hero Odysseus goes on his long voyage home following the Trojan War, successfully escapes their enchanting call
  • 1,200 BCE

    Scylla and Charybdis

    Scylla and Charybdis
    In mythology, Scylla was a horrible six-headed monster who lived on a rock on one side of a narrow strait. Charybdis was a whirlpool on the other side. When ships passed close to Scylla's rock in order to avoid Charybdis, she would seize and devour their sailors.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Scylla and Charybdis

    Scylla and Charybdis
    When Odysseus was being advised on how to survive the two sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis. Their ship was wrecked by Charybdis but Odysseus survived by hanging on to a fig tree. Scylla waited for pieces of the wreckage to be brought back up again from the depths of Charybdis
  • 1,200 BCE

    Helios cattle

    Helios cattle
    . Helios, is known as the titan of the sun, is said to have had seven herds of oxen and seven flocks of sheep, each numbering fifty head. Lampetie tells Helios that Odysseus' men have slain his cattle
  • 1,200 BCE

    Helios cattle

    Helios cattle
    Odysseus wants to return home, but danger in his future. He claims Odysseus will make it to the island of Thracian, where Helios, the sun god, keeps his cattle. He informs Odysseus that as as long no one harms Helios' cattle, he and his men will return home safely.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Suitors home

    Suitors home
    He's been gone for twenty years, and all the while his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus have dealt with ill-mannered suitors who have invaded the palace. They fight for her hand, but Penelope devises several cunning plans in order to avoid marrying one of them.
  • 1,200 BCE

    Suitors home

    Suitors home
    Odysseus' wife Penelope has suitors because of Odysseus' long absence. They assume that he is dead, and they hope to marry Penelope to inherit all that she has. The suitors believe Odysseus to be dead. They wish to inherit his vast fortune and kingdom.