Why does Odysseus leave the men?
There is storm and shipwreck. He ends up on an island.
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After Odysseus' men slaughter the cattle of Helios, Zeus smashes their ship with lightning, drowning all of Odysseus' men.
he is wants to see what a cyclops looks like
to the island of the cicones
They wish to return home to Ithaca, and return to their family and friends. They make their request known after a year on the island.
"But the Cyclops there, still groaning, racked with agony , groped around for the huge slab, and heaving it from the doorway, down he sat in the caves mouth, his arms spread w…ide, hoping to catch a comrade stealing out with sheep-- such a blithering fool he took me for." Robert Fagle's: The Odyssey page 224 between section 460 and 470
86 men on 12 ships.
She turned his men into pigs...
He bloccks the entrance to the cave with a large rock. Don't forget he snacked on the men and said he'd eat Odysseus last because he gave him the wine....
the cyclops lays with his hands out feeling everything that walks by, and there is a huge rock as the door so that the men cant move it
Scylla and Charybdis are encountered.
In the second book the men wanted to steal food from the cyclops and leave but odysseus wanted to see the cyclops. (bad choice)
cause they dont wanna die
He doesn't, he sends them to scout the island and then drags them back to the ship when they eat the fruit.
Odysseus and his men were blown away after his men opened the bag of wind that Ino gave him. They thought that it was gold and wanted to check how much money was in the bag, b…ut it was wind so it blew them back all the way to Aiola again.
Polyphemus places a huge rock over the entrance to his cave.