Type
Crossword
Description

How many years did Odysseus and his men spent away from home? ten years
Who were the inhabitants of the island Odysseus and his men landed in? cyclops
What name did Odysseus gave Polyphemus? nobody
What beverage did Odysseus serve Polyphemus sweet black wine
What did Odysseus and his men made to attack the sleeping cyclop? wooden stake
What did Polyphemus use to block the opening of the cave? boulder
How did the Odysseus and his men escaped from the cave? strapped beneath the sheep
Name of one of the most vicious cyclopes on the island. Polyphemus
What animals did the cyclop take care and milk in his cave? sheep
What were the one-eyed monsters that lived in the island called? cyclopes
The animals that the hungry men found on their way home were wild goats
How did Odysseus feel when he heard the sheep and deep voices at the distance? curious
How did the men feel about continuing their journey? anxious
After hours of climbing, the Greeks reached a hidden cave
What did they find when they removed the vines from the entrance? cheese and milk
Who did Odysseus want to meet before going back to their ship? shepard
Without seeing the giant, how did the men knew he was coming back? stench
How did the monster bring in the sheep back to the cave? whistling
What did the monster do with the first two men he grabbed smashed them
What did Odysseus and his men do to Polyphemus with the wooden stake? stabbed him in the eye

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

The Odyssey Book 9 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Odysseues' father Laertes
Due to what did a few of Odysseus' men lose hope to return back home? Lotus eaters
How many of Odyseeus' men does the Ciconian army kill? Seventytwo
How many years were Penelope and Odysseus separated? ten
How many of Odysseus' men ate the Lotus? three
What is the main reason that Odysseus wants to confront and meet the Cyclopes? To get his men ______ Food
What is the name of the Cyclopes that Odysseus and his men encounter? Polyphemus
Who wrote Polyphemus' prophecy about losing an eye? Telemus
What did Odysseus and his men tie themselves to, to be able to escape Polyphemus' cave? Rams
What did Odysseus use to poke Polyphemus in the eye? Club
How many men did Polyphemus kill/eat the first time? two
What did Polyphemus do to get the other Cyclopes' to "rescue" him? howl
What causes the ship to veer off path, making the men end up at the Lotus Eaters? wind
What did the men put on the tip of the club? Fire
Odysseus says that he will repay Alcinous’ hospitality by creating an ________ during times of war. alliance
What is the name of book 9 of The Odyssey? New Coasts and Poseidon’s Son

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

Many headed monster Scylla
Giant whirlpool Charybdis
Queen of Ithaca Penelope
Sorceress who turned Odysseus's men into pigs Circe
Goddess of war & wisdom Athena
A long, narrative poem epic
"In the middle of things" In media res
One eyed monster Cyclops
Who did Cyclops pray to, for revenge? Poseidon
Author of The Odyssey Homer
How many years did it take Odysseus to return to Ithaca? Twenty
War that Odysseus fought in Trojan
How many men did Scylla kill? Six
Sacred animals on Lord Helios's Island Cattle
God of the winds Aeolus

Odyssey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What was Cyclop's name? Polythemus
Who was Nausicaa's father Alcinous
Name of Odysseus' wife? Penelope
The name of the God thet hates Odysseus Poseidon
Name of the God that supports Odysseus Athene
Who did Odysseus say he was to the Cyclops? Nobody
What did Athene tell Nausicaa to do? Marriage
Who is always fresh and rosy fingered? Dawn
Name of the people who tried to convince Odysseus' men to stay in their land? LotusEaters
What is Odysseus compared to in Book 6? Mountainlion
What was Odysseus doing on Calyso's island? Crying
What did Odysseus stab the Cyclop's eye with? Olivewood
Where did he hide the Olivewood? Dung
What was Calypso described as? Nymph
The Phaeacians had once lived where? Hypereie
Which tribe of well trained fighters did Odysseus and his men battle? Cicones
What did Circe turn Odysseus' men into? Pigs
What did Odysseus kill in book 10? Stag
Who was the God of wind? Aeolus
What did Odysseus and his men sacrifice to Zeus at the end of book 9? Ram

The Odyssey Characters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

God of the Sea and Earthquakes Poseidon
Race of one-eyed giants Cyclopes
Immortal Sea nymph who held Odysseus Captive for many years Calypso
Odysseus and Penelope's son Telemachus
Odysseus's wife Penelope
Daughter of Zeus Athena
King of the gods Zeus
Sea nymphs who sing songs that lure men to their death Sirens
Six Headed female monster Scylla
Inhabitants of a and visited by Odysseus and his crew Lotus Eaters
Enchantress who lives on the island of Aeaea Circe

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

Adventures of Ulysses Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This God gave Odysseus a leather bag containing boisterous winds Aeolus
Legendary epic hero who wants to return home to Ithaca Ulysses
Suitor of Penelope and arch enemy of Telemachus Eurymachus
This Goddess imprisoned Odysseus’ men in a pig sty and later became Odysseus’ lover Circe
Odysseus’ homeland Ithaca
The Cyclops blinded by Odysseus Polyphemus
Son of Odysseus Telemachus
This God appears to Odysseus on Circe’s island and offers Odysseus moly Hermes
Odysseus had to be tied down to listen to their song of death Sirens
Nymph who delays Odysseus’ voyage for seven years Calypso
Greek supreme God Zeus
Where Odysseus began his journey home Troy
This is a term that means “a journey” Odyssey
Blind Theban prophet whom Odysseus seeks advice in Hades Tiresias
Cannibal inhabitants of a distant land that pummels Odysseus’ ships with boulders Laestrygones
Ruler of the underworld Hades
Father of Odysseus Laertes
Odysseus’ faithful comrade Eurylochus
My teacher's last name: Mr. _____ Okuley
Sun God who pastures cattle on the island of Thrinacia Hyperion
Wife of Hades and queen of the underworld Persephone
Servant in Odysseus’ household Eumaeus
People who were raided during Odysseus’ first stop after leaving Troy Cicones
Dangerous whirlpool personified as a female monster Charybdis
Six-Headed mythical creature that devours sailors Scylla
Father of the cyclops and only God who does not pity Ulysses Poseidon
The Phaeacian king who hosts Odysseus Alcinous
A name Ulysses strategically used to elude Polyphemus Nobody
The people who eat a flowery fruit that causes lethargic behavior Lotuseaters

Book 9 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What group is first encountered in Odysseus' story? Cicones
After the Lotus-Eaters, what is the last encounter for Odysseus in this book? Polyphemus
What does Odysseus bring with him to Polyphemus' cave that will be useful later? wine
What simile is used to describe Polyphemus as he eats Odysseus' men? Mountain Lion
What hisses in the same way an axe hisses when a smith plunges it into cold water? Polyphemus' eye
What name did Odysseus give Polyphemus to trick him? Nobody
How many men does Odysseus lose from this encounter on the ship? six
Who is Polyphemus's father? Poseidon
Who is the son of Eurymus? Telemus
What is the master's disability? Blind

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