What do telemachus and Mentor witness at pylos?
At Pylos, Telemachus and Mentor (Athena in disguise) witness an impressive religious ceremony in which dozens of bulls are sacrificed to Poseidon, the god of the sea
who lives in PYlos?
Nestor , the gerenaian horseman, aachean
what were the men doing around nestor when they arrived?
preparing a feast, skewring meat on spits
Who was the first to take them by the hands to join in on feast?
Peisiratus, nestors son
What does telemachus have little experience with?
Although Telemachus has little experience with public speaking, Mentor gives him the encouragement that he needs to approach Nestor, the city's king, and ask him about Odysseus.
Does Nestor know where Odysseus is?
No,or, however, has no information about the Greek hero. He recounts that after the fall of Troy a falling-out occurred between Agamemnon and Menelaus, the two Greek brothers who had led the expedition.
what did agammemnon son do?
he avenged his fathers death killing the murderer aegisthus
what does Nestor know of odysseus?
Menelaus set sail for Greece immediately, while Agamemnon decided to wait a day and continue sacrificing on the shores of Troy.
Nestor went with Menelaus, while Odysseus stayed with Agamemnon, and he has heard no news of Odysseus.
who shot Menelaus during war?
Telemachus asks nestor about agamemenon
nestor explains that Agamemnon returned from Troy to find that Aegisthus, a base coward who remained behind while the Greeks fought in Troy, had seduced and married his wife, Clytemnestra. With her approval, Aegisthus murdered Agamemnon
who killed aegisthus and clymnestra
He would have then taken over Agamemnon's kingdom had not Orestes, who was in exile in Athens, returned and killed Aegisthus and Clytemnestra
Who does Nestor hold as an example of courage to telemachus?
Nestor holds the courage of Orestes up as an example for Telemachus.
where does nestor advise telemachus to go next?
lacedaemon where menalaus lives.
who does athena advise go with telemachus to lacedaemon?
he tells nestor to send the boy in a chariot with his son on Pisistratus along to accompany Telemachus to Sparta, and the two set out by land the next day.
the next day nestor advises his sons to?
go to the plain for a heiffer, go to the black ship and bring his crew, leaving two behind, and to fetch the godlsmit alaerces to plate the horns of the heifer with gold. Lastyly prepare a feast and bring plenty of logs and fresh water
what was the sacrifice nestor made to athena
heifer, peisitratus cut the throat roasted meat
who was telemachus bathed by?
polycaste, nestors youngest daugther. she rubbed him with oil, and threw on his sholders a tunic and cloak. looked godlike
what did nestor advise his sons to do after eating?
to yoke the horses to the chariot for his journey .the housekeeper but bread and wine in chariot
who went with telemachus after leaving pylos?
nestors son peisistratus,
Athena tells Telemachus that the gods cannot prevent this but it has to do with fate.
How does Nestor know Athena is helping Telemachus?
she turns into an eagle and flies away in front of his very eyes
Where does Nestor tell Telemachus to go next, and who is he to see?
Sparta, King Menelaus
What does Nestor do after he sees Athena turn into a bird?
offers a heifer to athena for sacrifice
what happened when they arriced at lacedaeomn at menalous place?
double wedding party for son and daughterdaughter was marrying son of achilles son married bride from sparta daugter of alector
where did nestors son and telemachus hault horses?
gate of eteoneus- right hand man
who advised menalous of their arrival?
menalaus right hand man
Did menalous let them in?
yes, very welcoming, maids bathed them and rubbed them with oil and clothed them in tunics and fleecy cloaks.
maids pored water and served food.
What does menelaus say in greeting?
enjoy yourselves your bloodlienes have not been lost in you.
what does menalous know of odysseus?
He says that, stranded in Egypt, he was forced to capture Proteus, the divine Old Man of the Sea. Proteus told him the way back to Sparta and then informed him of the fates of Agamemnon and Ajax, another Greek hero, who survived Troy only to perish back in Greece. Proteus also told him news of Odysseus—that he was still alive but was imprisoned by Calypso on her island.
what did polybus five menelaous in thebes?
two silver baths, two tripods, and ten bars of gold,
menlaous is the king of?
What does Menelaus to do Telemachus and his comrades when they arrive in Sparta?
invites them in hopsitable
Who is known as the "noble horseman"?
Who says, "The son of my dearest friend, here in my own house!"
What happens to Telemachus, Menelaus, and Pisistratus do when they reminisce about Odysseus?
what does Helen do to keep the men from crying and telling sad stories about the war and Odysseus?
she drugs them, dissolving anger and pain
Who says, "I yearned to sail back home again! I grieved too late for the madness Aphrodite sen me, luring me there, far from my dear land, forsaking my own child,...my husband.."?
Helen about being abducted and taken to Troy
Who is son of Atreus and a descendant of Tantalus?
Who must Menelaus pin down to get directions home while he is stranded after the war?
immortal man of the sea who never sleeps
Who gives sealskins to Menelaus to deceive her father?
Who changes forms from a bearded lion to a serpent to a panther to a ramping wild boar to a torrent of water to a tree with soaring branchtops?
old man of the sea
Why does Menelaus give Telemachus a gorgeous cup?
to pour out libations or offerings to the gods
back in Itica Antinous and Eurymachus didnt know?
that telemachus went to neleian pylos
what are the suitors planning on doing?
what did Athena turn into to help penelope
she made a phantom in the form of a woman she sent the phantom to help with weeping and spoke to her
Helen tells one story about Odysseus what is it
he went into the city dressed as a beggar
what gift does Menelaus give Telemachus
mixing bowl horses chariots
During Menelaus's stay in Egypt described to Telemakhus, who told Menelaus where Odysseus was detained?
Proteus, the Old Man of the Sea
Who comforts Penelope after she learns of the suitors' plan and the journey of Telemakhos?
Athena in a dream disguised as Penelope's sister (Ipthime)