The Question and Answer section for The Odyssey is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The Sirens are enchantresses with extraordinarily, beautiful voices. When ships pass by, they lure the men with their voices, and anyone who hears will never be welcome home.
The dead were supposed to be given back their ability to communicate with the living.
The Greek gods, such as Zeus and Apollo, were often depicted in human form exhibiting human traits. Anthropomorphism in this case is referred to as anthropotheism. The Greek Gods held all kinds of jealousies, infighting and betrayal that one finds...