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1. The war in Troy

2. Captivity on Calypso's island

3. Poseidon wrecks Odysseus' raft so he swims ashore on the island of Scherie, where he meets Arete and Alcinous.

4. The raid on Ismaros in the land of the Cicones, he and his twelve ships were driven off course by storms.

5. They visited the lethargic Lotus-Eaters and were captured by the Cyclops Polyphemus, only escaping by blinding him with a wooden stake.

6. Aeolus, the master of the winds gave Odysseus bag of all the winds, except the west wind to ensure a safe return home. While he slept his sailors opened the bag and the winds flew out and drove the ships back to where they started.

7. They re-embarked and encountered the cannibal Laestrygones. Odysseus's ship was the only one to escape.

8. They visited the witch-goddess Circe. She turned half of his men into swine after feeding them cheese and wine.

9. Having listened with rapt attention to his story on Circe's island, the Phaeacians, who are skilled mariners, agree to help Odysseus get home. They deliver him at night, while he is fast asleep, to a hidden harbor on Ithaca.

10. The Ithacans follow Odysseus on the road, planning to avenge the killing of the Suitors, their sons. Their leader points out that Odysseus caused the deaths of two generations: his sailors, and the suitors, whom he has now executed. The goddess Athena intervenes and persuades both sides to give up the vendetta. After this, Ithaca is at peace once more, concluding the Odyssey.
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