As Ulysses & his brave men sail to Greece, they encounter deadly Sirens, the man-eating Cyclops & other nightmarish creatures. Recounts the adventures of Ulysses through The Trogan War and The Odyssey home to Ithaca. The Adventures of Ulysses has ratings and reviews. Riley said: This may not be the worst book I’ve ever read, but it defiantly on the list. I e.

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The god is greatly pleased and grants Ulysses a bag of winds in order to help him return to Ithaca.

Bernard Evslin was a bestselling and adventuges author known for his works on Greek and other cultural mythologies. This hasty retreat damages their ships forcing them to unload their Trojan spoils. Passing through the strait of the Sirens, the crew’s ears are blocked, but Ulysses hears and is maddened by the beauty of their song though he is the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin at their hideous appearance.

Books by Bernard Evslin. Feb 25, Katherine Wren rated it it was amazing.

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I especially liked a part in the book where Ulysseus and his men find themselves on the island of Polyphemus. Open Preview See a Problem?

Oct 24, The adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin rated it did not like it. Still disguised, Ulysses tells Penelope pleasing stories about Ulysses and convinces her to hold an archery contest to decide who her next husband will be.

He is not going to leave the bags of wind available for anybody to touch or even know what they are.


Jan 18, Anna Pereira rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I found myself at some points pushing myself to get through it. Clinging to the bellies of Polyphemus’ goats, the Rvslin escape their imprisonment to Polyphemus’ chagrin.

View the Lesson Plans. I recommend this book to fellow mythology geeks, and people who can read a lot of old words li One word: His best-known work is Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Mythswhich has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and has been translat Bernard Evslin was benrard author best known for his adaptations of Greek mythology.

Nov 11, Nikki rated it liked it. It was adventurres cool that this book was based of the Odyssey that was made hundreds of years ago by a blind Greek poet. I don’t know if anyone I know will enjoy this book because I certainly didn’t. I’ll probably read the original Odyssey as well. Section 3, The Lotus-Eaters.

Keeper of ulyssew Winds. I really enjoyed reading again the adventures of Ulysses! Then The adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin took charge and got everyone on board without falling asleep.

Eurylochus convinces the men to slay the cattle.

evskin Heroes, monsters, gods, battles, and kings – the legend of Ulysses is brought to life in the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin classic retelling of The Odyssey. Ulysses awakes in Ogygia with Calypso, a daughter of the Titans, who teaches him to see the past and future in her fire though she forbids him to see his homeland. I don’t care about what other people say, this book is really good and if you’re a person who loves reading about thrilling odysseys and dangers lurking in every page, I recommend this zdventures.


Common terms and phrases Achilles Aeolus Alcinous Antinous Athene awoke beach beautiful beggar belly black ship blood Calypso castle cave Charybdis Ciconians Circe climbed courtyard crew cried Ulysses Cyclops dead dreams Elpenor Eumaeus Euryalus Eurylochus Eurymachus eyes face fell fight fire flowers ghosts giant the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin goats goddess gods golden grew gull hand harbor head advfntures helm Hermes hero horse howling huge hungry husband island Ithaca keep kill king knew land looked Lotusland mast mighty monster Morpheus naiad Nausicaa never night oars Ogygia Penelope Perimedes Phaeacia Polyphemus Poseidon raft river rock sail sailors Scylla ship shoulders shouted singing sleep sound spear stag stood stranger suitors swam swiftly sword tall Tartarus Teiresias Telemachus tell terrible thing Thrinacia took trees Trojans Troy turned Ulysses saw voice voyage waiting warriors watched weaving wife wild wind adventres wolves young Zeus.

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He decides to tie himself to the pole and have his crew keep him there. When Poseidon sees Ulysses, he destroys the hero’s ship. May 12, Giao Phan rated it really liked it Shelves: I extremely disliked how the author wrote this book.

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