What plant does Hermes give Odysseus?

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Hermes gives Odysseus a sprig of Moly to protect him from Circe's spells. Moly is an enchanted herb which can only be uprooted by gods.
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What does Odysseus give the Cyclops as a gift?

Wine and food. The cyclops gets drunk, and then Odysseus stabs the cyclops in the eye with a sharpened log, then he gets away! Odysseus gives the cyclops 4 bowls of wine. As a parting gift, Odysseus and his men give the Cyclops a burning hole in its eye.

What is the gift that the Cyclops will give Odysseus?

Not a good one - blinded by Odysseus, Polyphemus asked his father, the god of the sea Poseidon, for vengeance. Poseidon fixed things so that he spent 10 hazardous years wandering the sea before he got back to his kingdom of Ithaca. Another take: The present or 'gift' that the Cyclops promises (MORE)

What name does Odysseus give to the cyclops Polyphemus?

Odysseus tells the Cyclops Polyphemus his name is Noman or Nobody (depending on the translation). By cleverly giving the Cyclops this fake name, Odysseus ensures that when Polyphemus calls for help, he will be misunderstood. Nohby which when the cyclopes said in while in pain sounded like nobody he (MORE)

What does the wind king give Odysseus?

The king of the winds (aeolous) gives Odysseus a bag of winds that has all of the winds except for one (the west wind?) that will bring him home and he does get home within sight of Ithaca but then his crewmates got suspicious of the bag opened it and were blown back away from Ithaca back toward the (MORE)

How does Hermes help Odysseus?

Hermes convinces Calypso to release Odysseus, by informing her of the Olympus' gods decision regarding Odysseus. Later in the story, during a flashback, Odysseus and his crew were held hostage by Circe the sorceress. She had turned half of Odysseus' crew into pigs. Hermes gave Odysseus an herb to (MORE)

How did Hermes affect Odysseus?

Two instances: 1. When Odysseus is on the island of Calypso, Hermes comes as a messenger to persuade Calypso let Odysseus go. 2. Hermes gives Odysseus advice on how to avoid danger from Circe and how to get his men back from her. He gives Odysseus a magical plant to protect Circe from her charm (MORE)

What warning does Odysseus give his men?

In book 12 of the Odyssey, Odysseus warns his men; 'Listen to me, my comrades, brothers in hardship, let me tell you the dire prophecies of Tiresias and Aeaean Circe too: time and again they tole me to shun this island of the sun, the joy of man. Here, they warned, the worst disaster awaits us. Row (MORE)

What advice does circe gives Odysseus?

Circe tells Odysseus he must travel to Hades to get the advice ofthe blind Theban prophet Teiresias. She tells Odysseus how to sailto Hades, and gives him and his crew a fair wind to sail himswiftly there. When Odysseus returns, Circe tells him to follow one of twoalternative paths leading back to (MORE)

Who gives Odysseus directions to hades?

In Homer's "The Odyssey", Odysseus receives directions on how toget to Hades from the goddess, Circe. In order to get Tiresias toanswer his questions about what fate awaited him in the future, hehad to take an offering of a ram.

Why does Ino give Odysseus a veil?

Ino takes pity on Odysseus' plight as she sees him in the ocean on his raft in a middle of a fierce storm. The Veil will ensure that Odysseus will not drown or come to any harm.

Who is aeolus and what does he give Odysseus?

Aeolus is the wind king for the two gifts he gives Odyesseus: 1) a fair west wind that will blow the fleet of ships toward Ithaca 2) and a great bag holding all the unfavorable, stormy winds

What advice does Teiresias give to Odysseus?

Tiresias told Odysseus that no matter what happened, avoid the livestock. Tiresias prophesized that if Odysseus and his men ate the cattle, there would be destruction for his ship and crew. Tiresias also told Odysseus that when he returned home to Ithaka, he would find ignorant men, courting his lad (MORE)

Who is Hermes in the Odysseus?

The Odyssey; Odysseus was the protagonist ;) Hermes is the Messenger of the Gods. He was sent to help Odysseus on his travel, he acts as a channel. #RandomInfo: He was the God written about the most, which could hint to him being the most popular, or important.

What 3 things did Hermes give Percy?

well i think they mean in the book and he gave him multivitamins and a thermos containing winds from the four corners of the earth and the backpacks which contains basic food and clothes and for stuff like demigods drachamas, ambrosia and nectar and Annabeth's Yankees cap and Percy's sword (riptide) (MORE)

What sign did Zeus give Odysseus?

Zeus gives Odysseus many signs, usually with thunder and/or lightning. When Odysseus leave Thrinacia after his men has killed the Cattle of Helios: A thunderbolt smashing his ship. When Odysseus strings his bow: Thunder with no clouds in sight. When Odysseus continues to attack the suitors' (MORE)

What advice does ino give Odysseus?

Ino tells Odysseus to dive into the ocean and swim to shore, throwing her enchanted scarf which will protect him back into the ocean after he reaches land.

What did Hermes give to Odysseus?

Hermes gave Odysseus several things: 1. A chance at escaping back to Ithaca when he tells Calypso to free Odysseus. 2. A sprig of Moly to resist Circe's magical charms. 3. Advice to Odysseus on how to defeat Circe.

Why does Hermes want to help Odysseus?

His motivations are not thoroughly explained, although it is assumed that he wants to help Odysseus because: . He wishes to obey the wishes of the gods of Olympus. . He wishes to fulfill his role as messenger of the gods. . He wishes to obey the fates, and make sure Odysseus fulfills his dest (MORE)

Which suitor does Odysseus give a chance to?

Amphinomous. Odysseus, disguised as a beggar, warns Amphinomous that although he is a well-respected man and a considerable person, if he does not leave the house, he will be killed by Odysseus when he returns home. Amphinomous feels a dark forboding, but does not return to his home. Instead he (MORE)

Why did Athena give Odysseus wisdom?

Athene gave Odysseus wisdom because she admired him and he reminded her of himself. Also because he showed piety and gave her prayers and sacrifices.

How is Hermes related to Odysseus?

Chione caught the eye of Hermes and she gave birth to Autolycus- the father of Laertes who proved himself in both the hunt for the Calydonian boar and the quest for the Golden Fleece. Laertes was the father of Odysseus.

What advice do Odysseus men give to him?

1) His men tell Oysseus to leave the Cyclop's cave before he comes back. 2) After they escape, Oysseus can't help but to yell back at Polyphemus. His men tell him to stop but, he continues.

Why does Aeolus give Odysseus the gift?

He gives the the gift to Odysseus because he is the cousin of Poseidon and he is mad at him for some reason and he wants to show of that he is better than him!

What instructions does Odysseus give to Telemachus?

He tells him to go home and wait for his fathers arrival as a beggar. He warns Telemachus not to interfere if the suitors are rise but to wait for the signal to hide all the weapons except his own. He also reminds Telemachus not to let any one know that he has returned.

Who gives Odysseus the raft?

He builds the raft himself showing the self reliance of a Homeric Hero but he receives instruction on where to find good materials and is given the tools by Circe

What warning did Teiresia give Odysseus?

Tiresias, the prince of Thebes, revealed himself to Odysseus, carrying a golden staff. Tiresias told Odysseus that he and his men would encounter the grazing herds of Helios on Thrinakia. Tiresias told Odysseus that no matter what happened, avoid the livestock. Tiresias prophesized that if Odysseus (MORE)

What did Odysseus give to the giant cyclops?

He didn't give him anything- in ancient Greek mythology, hecaptured Odysseus and his crew after their ship is wrecked in astorm and washed up on the island where he lived. The Cyclops iscannibalistic in his habits and kills and devours more than one ofOdysseus's men, but he also has a treasured floc (MORE)