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How does Amphinomus help Odysseus?
The suitors congratulate Odysseus. One in particular, the moderate Amphinomus, toasts him and gives him food. Odysseus, fully aware of the bloodshed to come and overcome by pity for Amphinomus, pulls the man aside.
Did Amphinomus die in the Odyssey?
Amphinomus. Among the dozens of suitors, the only decent man seeking Penelope’s hand in marriage. Amphinomus sometimes speaks up for Odysseus and Telemachus, but he is killed like the rest of the suitors in the final fight.
What warning does Odysseus give Amphinomus?
Odysseus tells Amphinomus that he predicts that Odysseus will soon be home and gives him a thinly veiled warning to abandon the palace and return to his own land.
What is Philoetius job?
In Homer’s Odyssey, Philoetius is Odysseus’s primary cowherd. He remains loyal to Odysseus for the entire duration of Odysseus’s absence from his kingdom.
Why is Amphinomus killed?
Despite Odysseus’s warning, Amphinomus was compelled by Athena to stay, as he had been a suitor nonetheless. He was killed by a spear thrown by Telemachus during the murder of the suitors; ironically, Amphinomous had twice tried to dissuade the suitors from killing Telemachus.
What does eurymachus say to Odysseus?
After Odysseus kills Antinous, Eurymachus tries to make a deal with him. Eurymachus tells him that the suitors will make amends for what they have done. They will pay Odysseus back for all of the food and drink that they have consumed. They will also each pay a fine to Odysseus.
Why was Amphinomus killed?
Is Laertes a God?
Laertes was a mythical figure in Greek mythology, son of Arcesius and Chalcomedusa. He was married to Anticlea, daughter of the thief Autolycus.
Why did Amphinomus ignore Odysseus’s warning?
Why did Amphinomus ignore Odysseus‟s warning? He was distracted by the riot that is about to break out. He knew that he was favored by Penelope and hoped to win her hand.
Why did Odysseus warn Amphinomus leave the house?
Why does Odysseus the beggar warn Amphinomus, his enemy, that Odysseus will soon be home and to leave the palace? Odysseus felt pity for Amphinomus after Amphinomus feeds Odysseus. She inspires him to insult Odysseus.
Why did Telemachus execute the maids?
Odysseus and his son Telemachus hanged the maids at the end of “The Odyssey” because Odysseus believed they were disloyal to him in his absence. The maids are virtually unheard of until they are punished for this perceived guilt.
Who is Amphinomus in the Odyssey?
Amphinomus, a prince of Dulichium as the son of King Nisos. He was one of the suitors of Penelope and was considered the best-behaved of the them. Despite Odysseus’s warning, Amphinomus was compelled by Athena to stay, as he had been a suitor nonetheless.