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Odysseus (Ulysses)'s Police Reports
Commendation for Odysseus
Case Description: King Tyndareus awards Odysseus for helping to avoid a conflict between the many suitors who lined up for the hand of the beautiful Helen. By suggesting to the king that all suitor...
Odysseus vs. Ajax
Case Description: Complainant (Ajax) accuse Defendant (Odysseus) of coercion. After Achilles was killed, his mother, Thetis, said that his magnificent armor should be awarded to the greatest G...
The People of Troy vs. Odysseus
Case Description: Complainants (the People of Troy) accuse Defendant (Odysseus) of war crimes for conceiving the idea of the Trojan Horse. Odysseus suggested that the Greeks build a giant wood...
Polyphemus vs. Odysseus
Case Description: Complainant (Polyphemus) accuses Defendant (Odysseus) of assault. According to the giant Cyclops, Polyphemus, he was innocently tending his sheep when Odysseus came along wit...
The Sirens vs. Odysseus
Case Description: Complainants (the Sirens) accuse Defendant (Odysseus) of theft. When the hero cruised by the island of the Sirens, he had his crew plug their ears with beeswax and tie him to...
Penelope vs. Calypso
Case Description: Complainant (Penelope) accuses Defendant (Calypso) of kidnapping. Penelope was enraged when she learned that the sexy nymph Calypso had kept Odysseus hostage on her island for sev...
The Families of the Suitors vs. Odysseus
Case Description: Complainants (the Families of the Suitors) accuse Defendant (Odysseus) of murder. When Odysseus finally got home to Ithaca, there were tons of suitors hanging out in his pala...
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