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Pronunciation Guide
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Main Characters Suitors
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Amphimedon
Antinous
Eurynomus
Polybus
Olympian Gods
Aphrodite
Artemis
Ares
Athena
Demeter
Hephaestus
Hera
Hermes
Phoebus
Poseidon
Zeus
Minor Gods Races
Aeolus
Helios
Persephone
Argives
Danaans
Laestrygonians
Kings, Queens, and Heroes
Achilles
Aegisthus
Agamemnon
Atrides (=son/s of Atreus)
Alcinous
Arete
Atreus
Ajax
Clytemnestra
Eumaeus
Laertes
Menelaus
Nausicaa
Orestes
Patroclus
Pisistratus
Priam
Tiresias
Nymphs Places
Calypso
Circe
Achaea
Ithaca
Lacedaemon
Mycenae
Phaeacia
Pylos
Monsters
Charybdis
Polyphemus
Scylla
 
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