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What instructions dose Circe give Odysseus?
i think it was book 10
He's not particularly fond of her, due to her turning his men into swine. However, he does sleep with her after she swears never to harm him; he does also stay with her for on…e year until she allows him to depart from her island.
He is eager to get back to Ithaca.
Circe fed Odysseus and his men for a full year. When Odysseus wanted to leave, Circe tells him to go to the underworld to hear a prophecy of how to get home. Circe also warn…s him about the Sirens, Scylla, and Carybdis.
she tell him to go to the underworld where she can ask the spirit of Tiresias, a blind prophet who will tell him how to get home.
Circe fed Odysseus' men a poisoned feast which turned them into animals, specifically swine.
Hermes gives him a plant which allows Odysseus to withstand Circe's spell and so she is not able to turn him into an animal.
Circe tells Odysseus he must travel to Hades to get the advice of the blind Theban prophet Teiresias. She tells Odysseus how to sail to Hades, and gives him and his crew a… fair wind to sail him swiftly there. When Odysseus returns, Circe tells him to follow one of two alternative paths leading back to Greece: toward the "Wandering Rocks" where King Aeolus (god of the winds) reigned or passing in between the Scylla monster and a giant whirlpool. Block his ears with wax so he couldn't hear them.
Odysseus had to defeat the Polyphemus.
to go home
He wants Odysseus to be her lover and stay with her forever.
Sail on the side of Scylla thereby sacrificing only 6 men instead of the entire ship.
they kept him because they loved him.
In Epic Poetry
Hermes gives Odysseus a magic herb called Moly, a herb that symbolizes the protection of the gods, as only the gods can uproot it. It allows Odysseus to resist Circe's poi…sons and not transform into a pig.
In Epic Poetry
he still in love with his wife