Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the king of Ithaca? Odysseus
She thwarted her suitors by weaving and unweaving a tapestry... Penelope
Odysseus and Penelope's son Telemachus
Penelope had many of these men trying to marry her. suitors
She was a goddess who disguised herself as an old man. Athena
He told Penelope that, "Odysseus is dead, my lady!" Antinous
How did Eurymachus feel when Penelope said she would choose a husband? happy
Penelope said she and Telemachus has no... friends
Telemachus went to go get an ___________ to defeat the suitors. army
None of the suitors could string Odysseus'_____________. Bow
The men wanted to marry Penelope so they could become a __________! KingofIthaca
Odysseus was the king of? Ithaca
How many years was Odysseus away from home? twenty
Who is the king of the gods? Zeus
The Odyssey is an epic _________. poem
Odysseus disguised himself as an old_________. man

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

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

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

Odyssey Characters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

King of the Phaeacians Alcinous
King of Ithaca Odysseus
Sea goddess who loved Odysseus Calypso
Goddess of wisdom, skills, and warfare Athena
God of sea, earthquakes, horses, and starts at sea Poseidon
The Cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus Polyphemus
Odysseus and Penelope's son Telemachus
Creatures whose songs lure sailors to their deaths Sirens
Leader among the suitors Antinous
Penelope's housekeeper Eurynome
Odysseus' wife Penelope
King of the gods Zeus

The Odyssey-by Homer Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Sirens
Circe
Tiresius
Scylla
Charybdis
Polyphemus
Hermes
Calypso
Apollo
Helios
Zeus
Poseidon
Athena
Eurymachus
Antinous
Eurynome
Alcinous
Laertes
Telemechus
Penelope
Odysseus

How Well Do You Know Your Characters of the Odyssey? Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Endures a long journey from Troy to Ithaca Odysseus
Tries to rescue his mother from the suitors in Ithaca Telemachus
Wife of Odysseus, Mother of Telemachus Penelope
Daughter of Zeus; goddess of wisdom; helps both Telemachus and Odysseus Athena
Father of all gods and goddesses; god of the heavens Zeus
God of the sea; tries to get revenge on Odysseus for the blinding of Polyphemus Poseidon
Leader of the suitors Antinous
Shows influence over other suitors Eurymachus
Only decent suitor wanting to marry Penelope Amphinomus
The shepard who helps Odysseus Eumaeus
The nymph who imprisons Odysseus for 7 years Calypso
Odysseus's father Laertes
King of Pylos who gives Odysseus the bag of winds Nestor
King of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon, husband of Helen Menelaus
Daughter of King Alcinous, finds Odysseus and takes him in Nausicaa
The sun Helios
Legendary people who live on a plant who's fruit induces stupor and forgetfulness of home Lotus-Eaters
Impersonation name taken by Athena Mentor

The Odyssey Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Amphinomus
Eurymachus
Penelope
Eurynome
Antinous
Eumaeus
Hermes
Lampetia
Charybdis
Scylla
Sirens
Telemachus
Persephone
Tiresias
Eurylochus
Perimedes
Cronus
Laertes
Polyphemus
Athena
Poseidon
Agamemnon
Apollo
Zeus
Circe
Calypso
Odysseus
Alcinous
Homer

Odyssey Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Sirens
Circe
Tiresius
Scylla
Charybdis
Polyphemus
Hermes
Calypso
Apollo
Helios
Zeus
Poseidon
Athena
Eurymachus
Antinous
Eurynome
Alcinous
Laertes
Telemachus
Penelope
Odysseus

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