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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

  

by Homer

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Melanthios

Character Analysis

Sometimes spelled Melanthius. The Ithakan goatherd. Unlike many of the other, loyal servants we meet, Melanthios sides with the suitors and insults beggar Odysseus. On the one hand, he arms the suitors during the slaughter, but on the other hand he gets tortured before he dies.

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