Cite This Page
The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer

The Odyssey Terms

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The Odyssey Teacher Pass


Teaching The Odyssey Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Terms


Definition: noun. a person or object that inspires art and creativity; in the ancient world, it referred to a specific group of women
In context: Tell of the storm-tossed man, O Muse, who wandered long after he sacked the sacred citadel of Troy. (1.1)