Type
Word Search
Description

Athena
Beggar
contest
dream
Eagle
Eurycleia
geese
Ithica
Melantho
nurse
Odysseus
Palace
Penelope
scar
Suitors
Telemachus
tests
weapons

The Odyssey Book 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who tells Telemachus that he should go look for his father, Odysseus? Athena
The bewitching nymph that held Odysseus captive Calypso
The person who challenges Telemachus after the meeting is called Antinous
The island that Calypso is keeping Odysseus on Ogygia
Orestes avenges his father, Agamemnon, by killing who? Aegisthus
When Athena first arrives, she is disguised as? Mentes
The island Telemachus lives on Ithaca
Which god is angry with Odysseus? Posiden
Penelope is married to who? Odysseus
The suitors all hope to marry who? Penelope
Athena tells Telemachus to go to which island first? Pylos
Aegisthus kills who? Agamemnon
Aegisthus seduces who? Clymenstra
Telemachus is still a child being tucked in by? Eurycleia
Telemachus asks who to leave his palace? Suitors
Posiden is mad at Odysseus for killing who? Cyclops
Penelope is the mother of who? Telemachus
Who encourages Telemachus to stand up for his fathers estate? Athena
Who is upset when they hear the court bard singing in the suitors quarters? Penelope
Homer, the narrator, asks who for inspiration to tell the story? Muse

The Odyssey Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The Greek goddess of wisdom and war Athena
Odysseus' home Ithaca
The name of the Cyclops that Odysseus blinds Polyphemus
The messenger of the gods Hermes
Odysseus' wife Penelope
Son of Odysseus Telemachus
They have the body of a bird, the head of a woman, and lure men to their deaths with song Sirens
She lurks in a cave and eats sailors as they pass by Scylla
The number of sailors that the Scylla ate of the deck of the ship Six
The number of men that the Cyclops had for breakfast two
A flowery fruit that makes you forget to go home Lotus
The suitor that is said to have a blacker heart than the rest Antinous
The dead prophet that Odysseus travels to the Underworld to see Teiresias
The whirlpool with teeth that tries to eat Odysseus and his crew Charybdis
The Test of the _______ Bow
The sea nymph that holds Odysseus as her love slave for seven years Calypso
Favorite weapon of Zeus Lightning
Personification of the sun Helios
Goddess who turn Odysseus' men into pigs Circe
God of the Winds Aeolus
The Greeks sneak into Troy inside a wooden one of these horse
The only god who did not pity Odysseus Poseidon
Substance that Odysseus put in his crews' ears so they wouldn't hear the sirens Beeswax
Crew member that wanted to have a nice dinner on Helios' island Eurylochus
False name Odysseus gives to the Cyclops Nohbody
Athena disguises Odysseus as this beggar

People and Places in The Odyssey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Greeks; the people of Achaea Achaeans
island home of Circe Aeaea
commander of the Greeks during the Trojan War Agamemnon
King of Phaeacia Alcinous
an Ithacan noble; most arrogant of the suitors Antinous
in Greek mythology, god of poetry, music, and prophecy Apollo
race of man-eating giants Laestrygonians
member of a race of one-eyed giants Cyclops
ruler of the gods and goddesses on Mt. Olympus Zeus
King of Ithaca Odysseus
a people living on the southwest coast of Thrace Cicones
the sun god Helios
beautiful witch-goddess Circe
one of Odysseus' crew Eurylochus
sea nymphs who lure sailors to destruction with their songs Sirens
a Cyclops, son of Poseidon Polyphemus
a Titan and a ruler of the universe who was overthrown by Zeus Cronus
an island of the western coast of Greece Ithaca
the ship manned by Jason and his crew Argo
Odysseus' wife Penelope
son of Penelope and Odysseus Telemachus
a swineherd, an old loyal servant to Odysseus Eumaeus
Greek goddess of wisdom, crafts, and war Athena
Penelope's housekeeper Eurynome
Odysseus's father Laertes
female monster with six heads Scylla
Greek god of the sea Poseidon
an island kingdom inhabited by seafarers and traders Phaeacia
beautiful sea nymph Calypso
Odysseus' old nurse Eurycleia
a whirlpool; a female monster Charybdis
a suitor of Penelope, an Ithacan noble Eurymachus

The Odyssey Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

False name Odysseus gives to the cyclops Nohbody
The messenger of the gods Hermes
The number of years Odysseus was at war ten
The only god that did not pity Odysseus Poseidon
Odysseus' homeland Ithaca
Athena disguises Odysseus as this beggar
The god of the wind Aeolus
Enchantress who turn Odysseus' men into pigs Circe
The cyclops' name Polyphemus
The number of men does the cyclops eats six
The weapon the men use to defeat the cyclops Pike
Creepy suitor # 1 Antinous
Excessive pride or overconfidence Hubris
Odysseus' son Telemachus
the contrataption that holds the arrows in archery quiver
The immortal who holds Odysseus captive and falls in love with him Calypso
Book 21: Test of the _____ Bow
Book 22: ______ at the Palace Death
Book 1: A Goddess ___________ Intervenes
Book 9: The __________ Cyclops
Penelope is weaving a ________ Shroud
Odysseus' wife Penelope
6-headed man-eating monster Syclla
"The Odyssey" is a Epic poem

The Odyssey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

leader among suitors antinous
housekeeper for Penelope eurynome
odysseus' wife Penelope
suitor Eurymachus
suitor Amphinomus
old swineherd and friend of odysseus Eumaeus
Herald and message of the gods Hermes
nymph lampetia
enormous and dangerous whirlpool Charybdis
sea monster of grey rock scylla
creatures who's songs lure sailors to their deaths sirens
odysseus and Penelope's son Telemachus
wife of hades persephone
blind prophet who advised odysseus tiresias
another member of the crew Eurylochus
member of odysseus' crew Perimedes
the titan ruler of the universe; father of zeus cronus
odysseus' father Laertes
the cyclops who imprisoned odysseus Polyphemus
the goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare Athena
The god of sea, earthquakes, horses, and storms poseidon
The king leader of geek forces. Agamemnon
the god of music, poetry, prophecy, and medicine Apollo
King of the gods Zeus
enchantress who helped odysseus Circe
The sea goddess who loved odysseus calypso
King of ithaca odysseus
King of the Phaeacians to whom odysseus tells his story Alcinous
What were the "giants" called Cyclops
Who is the main character Odysseus
Who was the author of the Odyssey Homer

Odyssey Part 2 Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Head suitor and planned to kill Telemachus. Antinoos
2nd suitor in command, try's to blame everything on Antinoos. Eurymachus
A Goatherd who betrays Odysseus and works for the suitors. Melanthios
The Swineherd who stays loyal to Odysseus, helps him upon return. Eumaios
The cattle Drover who helps Odysseus when asked. Philoitios
The nurse, first to recognize that Odysseus has returned. Eurycleia
Odysseus dad. Laertes
Loyal dog owned by Odysseus. Argos
Odysseus loyal wife. Penelope
Female god who helps Odysseus returns home, changes his appearance. Athena
Extreme Intelligence. Metis
A type of person who has human weaknesses and failings, but is stronger and smarter than the average person. Epic Hero
Worthy, capable through respect. Formidable
Odysseus kingdom, he is the king of this land. Ithaca
Another word for Homeless man, Odysseus dresses like this in order to sneak into his palace. Vagabond
A fortuneteller. Soothsayer
Fancy/Large room. Megaron

The Odyssey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

King of the Pheacians? Alcinous
King of Ithica Odysseus
Sea Goddess Calypso
Enchantress Who Helped Odysseus Circe
King Of The Gods Zeus
God of Music Apollo
Leader of greek forces Agamemnon
God of Sea Poseidon
Goddess of wisdom Athena
The Cyclopes Polyphemus
Odysseus' Father Laertes
Ruler of the universe Cronus
Odysseus' Wife Penelope
Sea monster of gray rock Scylla
Odysseus & Pepelope's son Telemachus
NYMPH Lampetia
Leader Among The Suitors Antinous

Trojan War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Has vulnerable heel Achilles
King of the winds Aelous
Brother of Menelaus Agamemnon
Goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite
Prophetess no one believed Cassandra
Nymph who held Odysseus Calypso
Prophetess Circe
Killed husband as revenge for murder of their daughter Clytemnestra
Goddess of Discord Eris
Creatures who punish evil in Hades Furies
Great fighter from Troy Hector
Face that launched a thousand ships Helen
Saved by Athena Iphigenia
Home of Odysseus Ithica
Mother of Helen Leda
Husband of Helen Menelaus
Home of Agamemnon Mycenae
Hero of Odyssey Odysseus
Helen's lover/ kidnapper Paris
Killed by Hector/ Friend of Achilles Patroclus
Wife of Odysseus Penelope
Cyclops blinded by Odysseus Polyphemus
Father of Polyphemus Poseidon
Father of Hector and Paris Priam
Led men to death with song Sirens
Original home of Helen Sparta
Son of Odysseus Telemachus
Home of Paris Troy
Mother of Achilles Thetis
King of the Gods Zeus

The Odyssey Books 19-20 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is dressed as a beggar? Odysseus
What does Penelope start to do while Odysseus is describing himself? cry
What does Eurycleia notice when she is washing the beggar's feet? scar
Who does Odysseus want to keep the scar a secret from? Penelope
How many geese are being pet in Penelope's dream? twenty
What do the suitors plan to do to Telemachus in book 20? kill him
Who convinces the suitors not to kill Telemachus? Amphinomus
Who does Telemachus threaten to kill? Ctesippus
What does Penelope offer to the beggar in book 20? bed
a personal possession; an item of property chattels
cautious action or movement stealth
sly or cunning intelligence guile
a female hound brach
not showing due respect for another person impudent

Odyssey Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

town where Odysseus is from Ithaca
place where the Gods/goddess live Mount Olympus
A monster with one eye Cyclops
Odysseus' son's name Telemachus
god/goddess that serves as Odysseus' mentor Athena
Odysseus meets Tiresias in this section Land of the Dead
What is the lead suitors name Antinous
Who is Odysseus' father Laertes
the number of sailors Scylla and Charibdis kill six
god of the sun Helios
The cyclops is a shepherd
Book which comes before The Odyssey The Illiad
goddess who holds Odysseus captive Circe
Odysseus' dogs name Argus
Athena disguises Odysseus as a beggar
The number of years Odysseus has been gone twenty
Penelope asks the nurse to move the bed
The Odyssey is not a novel but an epic poem
Who is the author of The Odyssey Homer
Odysseus kills all of the suitors