Volume 2

The Situation in Ithaca (Book I)

  << Previous : The Phaeacian Reception (Book VIII) Before continuing the story of Odysseus (Ulysses), we must study the course of events in his homeland, Ithaca. As had been decided at the assembly of the gods, Athena went to Ithaca to convince Telemachus,...

The Phaeacian Reception (Book VIII)

  << Previous : Joining Alcinous (Book VII) The next morning, Athena toured the city under the guise of a herald of King Alcinous to invite the Phaeacians to the assembly. Alcinous still did not know the name of Odysseus (Ulysses) and whether it came from...

Joining Alcinous (Book VII)

  << Previous : The Arrival among the Phaeacians (Book VI) Nausicaa returned to her father's mansion and went to his room where her old nurse Eurymedusa lit the fire. Odysseus (Ulysses) arrived in the city, hidden by a cloud which Athena had covered him...