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ODYSSEY HOTLIST

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ODYSSEY HOTLIST

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Odysseus
Based on the Odyssey, Homer's epic from Greek mythology. Short and more detailed versions of the story, with an index to boot! Part of Mythweb

TEACHING RESOURCES

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
High quality 1998 Thinkquest entry by secondary students

Odyssey Online
A teacher resource site

WEB QUESTS

Travels of Odysseus
Created by Scot Smith, library media specialist at Centrasl High School, Knoxville

GAMES

The Odyssey
In this web game you can choose to be either Odysseus himself or his young son Telemachus or his beautiful wife, Penelope.

STORY MAPS

Google Earth map of the journey of Odysseus
Many people attempt to identify geographic places mentioned in the Odyssey.
Google Earth Community have chosen the traditional orthodox theory but there are many others. The 13 annoted placemarks are numbered in the order of the journey.

In the Wake of Odysseus
Brief summaries of several modern books in which the voyage of Odysseus is traced (often by boat, once by plane), and a table of the authors' identification of the main sites in the journey of Odysseus, with links to modern images of these places.

Travels Of Odysseus
A slide show of the successive stages of Odysseus’s journey which is part of a Thinkquest entry. Could be used with a data projector during a retelling of the story.

Key to Map of Possible Route of Odysseus
Tim Severin's view of what happened.

Journey of Odysseus

RELATED SITES OF INTEREST

Journey of Odysseus: Retracing the Odyssey through the Ancient Mediterranean
Itinerary of a Smithsonian Institute tour

Mythweb
The site is devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology.

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Additional resources and activities

pdf icon Myths and Legends Story Building Worksheet (45 KB)
Worksheet

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