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They deliver him at night, while he is fast asleep, to a hidden harbour on Ithaca. Odysseus is welcomed and is not at first asked for his name, but Alcinous promises to provide him a ship to return him to his home country. All of the winds flew out and the resulting storm drove the ships back the way they had come. The enormous nasal passage in the middle of the forehead could have looked like the eye socket of a giant, to those who had never seen a living elephant. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer.

An outline of his travels is located here. It is because of Penelope that Odysseus has fame and a successful homecoming. Martin West has noted substantial parallels between the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey. Naked and exhausted, he hides in a pile of leaves and falls asleep.

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Polyphemus demonstrates poor guest-friendship. Jewish stories opened our way of conceptualizing God, but the Greeks gave us our way of thinking about ourselves as human beings. While Odysseus was away praying, his men ignored the warnings of Tiresias and Circe and hunted the sacred cattle of Helios. Another theme throughout the Odyssey is testing.

Odysseus then swears Eurycleia

Questions may be asked of the guest and entertainment should be provided by the host. Odysseus then swears Eurycleia to secrecy.

While they were escaping, however, Odysseus foolishly taunted Polyphemus and revealed his true identity. The text can be difficult to read, and following the who's who of the gods and goddesses can be quite a feat. The guest and host exchange gifts, the guest is granted a safe journey home and departs. Finally, he met the spirits of famous men and women.