MythNotes††††† Return of Odysseus (and the refuge of Aeneas) †††††

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Powell Ch.22 [& 23]

 

Best of the Nostoi (homecoming sagas)

 

Odysseus son of Laertes (or Sisyphus?)

 

A tale told to the Phaeacians:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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††††††††††† Lotus-Eaters

††† Polyphemus††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††† Aeolus

††† Circe††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††† Summoning the Dead: Teiresias

††† Sirens††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††† Scylla and Charybdis

††† Cattle of the Sun†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††† Calypso

 

Vengeance at Ithaca: †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

††† Penelope and Telemachus

 

††† Suitors, led by AntinoŁs††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

††† Justice of Athena

 

Late sequel

††† Telegonus (son of Circe)

 

[Ch. 23, Aeneas leads the refugees from Troy

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Anchises in the land of the Dead

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† founding a new nation in Italy

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ascanius/Iulus, ancestor of the Caesars]