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  • book ten
    • arrive at aeolia
      • home of Aeolus son of hippotas
        • god of winds
      • Aeolus offers xenia
      • summons winds to blow them home
      • bag of winds made out of ox skin
    • Ithaca
      • come so close they can see people tending    their fires
      • Odysseus goes to sleep
      • rumours spread that the bag contains gold and silver
        • men open bag
      • Odysseus    complicates suicide
      • blown back to aeolia
        • Aeolus is amazed to see them again
          • orders them off his land didn't use his Xenia wisely must be cursed
    • land of laestrygonians
      • all harbour ships in the harbour apart from odysseus
      • come across    antiphates daughter we leads them to antiphates wife who calls for her husband
        • antiphates pounces on one of the men
      • they run and flee for their ships
      • antiphates throws rocks into tha harbour destroying the ships
      • Odysseus ship is the only ship which gets away safely
    • Aeaea
      • Odysseus splits everyone into two groups
        • one lead by him the other by eurylochus
        • draw lots eurylochus goes to explore
      • Odysseus hunts a massive stage
        • cooks it and gives it to his men to boast their morale
      • home of circe
      • they here a beautiful voice of a woman
        • the men think it must be of a goddesses and go into her home
        • Circe is a sorceress
        • eurylochus suspected a trap and stayed outside
          • he saw what happened and ran back to ship he thinks they should leave the men and go home
        • Circe gave the men 'cheese, barley-meal, yellow honey flavoured with pramian wine'
          • to this she added a ' noxious' drug
            • the men were turned into pigs and forget all desire of nostos
      • Odysseus sets out to save his men
        • Hermes the god of the golden wand gives him the drug moly to make him immune from evil
          • he informs him of how to act around circe
        • Odysseus goes to Circe home and her drug has no effect on him
        • Circe tries to strike odysseus with her stick, Odysseus    then rushes towards her as id to kill her
          • Circe burst into tears, odysseus says he will not sleep with her inless she promises she will cause him no more harm
        • Odysseus cannot eat or drink till hes see hes men
          • Circe changes the men from pigs into better looking men
        • Odysseus goes to get the rest of his men eurylochus doesnt want to come
          • disrespectful odysseus in the superior eurylochus in the enperior
      • they stay for a year eating lavish quantities of meat and mellow wine
        • forgetting nostos
        • circe almost outwits him by giving him xenia
  • Aeaea
    • Odysseus splits everyone into two groups
      • one lead by him the other by eurylochus
      • draw lots eurylochus goes to explore
    • Odysseus hunts a massive stage
      • cooks it and gives it to his men to boast their morale
    • home of circe
    • they here a beautiful voice of a woman
      • the men think it must be of a goddesses and go into her home
      • Circe is a sorceress
      • eurylochus suspected a trap and stayed outside
        • he saw what happened and ran back to ship he thinks they should leave the men and go home
      • Circe gave the men 'cheese, barley-meal, yellow honey flavoured with pramian wine'
        • to this she added a ' noxious' drug
          • the men were turned into pigs and forget all desire of nostos
    • Odysseus sets out to save his men
      • Hermes the god of the golden wand gives him the drug moly to make him immune from evil
        • he informs him of how to act around circe
      • Odysseus goes to Circe home and her drug has no effect on him
      • Circe tries to strike odysseus with her stick, Odysseus    then rushes towards her as id to kill her
        • Circe burst into tears, odysseus says he will not sleep with her inless she promises she will cause him no more harm
      • Odysseus cannot eat or drink till hes see hes men
        • Circe changes the men from pigs into better looking men
      • Odysseus goes to get the rest of his men eurylochus doesnt want to come
        • disrespectful odysseus in the superior eurylochus in the enperior
    • they stay for a year eating lavish quantities of meat and mellow wine
      • forgetting nostos
      • circe almost outwits him by giving him xenia

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