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us' ancestry, alluded to several times in tragedy, makes Anticleia, Odysseus' mother, marry Laertes when she is already pregnant by Sisyphus. Odysseus The very same. But spare me these aspersions. Silenus From what land have you sailed here to Sicily? Odysseus From Ilium and from the fighting at Troy. Silenus What? Did you not know your way home? Odysseus I was driven here by windstorms against my will. Silenus O dear! The fate you suffer is the same as mine. Odysseus Did you also come here against your will? Silenus Yes, chasing the pirates who had carried off Dionysus. Odysseus What is this country, and who are its inhabitants? Silenus This is Mount Aetna, highest in Sicily. Odysseus But where are the walls and city battlements? Silenus There are none. No men dwell in these headlands, stranger. Odysseus Who then are the land's inhabitants? Wild beasts? Silenus Cyclopes, who live in caves, not houses. Odysseus Who is their ruler? Or do the people govern? Silenus Th
Troy (Turkey) (search for this): card 82
us Greeting, stranger! But tell me your name and country. Odysseus Odysseus, of Ithaca, lord of Cephallene. Silenus I know of the man, the wheedling chatterer, Sisyphus' son.One version of Odysseus' ancestry, alluded to several times in tragedy, makes Anticleia, Odysseus' mother, marry Laertes when she is already pregnant by Sisyphus. Odysseus The very same. But spare me these aspersions. Silenus From what land have you sailed here to Sicily? Odysseus From Ilium and from the fighting at Troy. Silenus What? Did you not know your way home? Odysseus I was driven here by windstorms against my will. Silenus O dear! The fate you suffer is the same as mine. Odysseus Did you also come here against your will? Silenus Yes, chasing the pirates who had carried off Dionysus. Odysseus What is this country, and who are its inhabitants? Silenus This is Mount Aetna, highest in Sicily. Odysseus But where are the walls and city battlements? Silenus There are none. No men dwell in these h
ne is willing to sell provisions to needy sailors? Why, what is this? We seem to have marched into Dionysus' town. For here's a throng of satyrs near the cave. My first words to the eldest: Greeting! Silenus Greeting, stranger! But tell me your name and country. Odysseus Odysseus, of Ithaca, lord of Cephallene. Silenus I know of the man, the wheedling chatterer, Sisyphus' son.One version of Odysseus' ancestry, alluded to several times in tragedy, makes Anticleia, Odysseus' mother, marry Laertes when she is already pregnant by Sisyphus. Odysseus The very same. But spare me these aspersions. Silenus From what land have you sailed here to Sicily? Odysseus From Ilium and from the fighting at Troy. Silenus What? Did you not know your way home? Odysseus I was driven here by windstorms against my will. Silenus O dear! The fate you suffer is the same as mine. Odysseus Did you also come here against your will? Silenus Yes, chasing the pirates who had carried off Dionysus. Odysse
Ilium (Turkey) (search for this): card 82
o the eldest: Greeting! Silenus Greeting, stranger! But tell me your name and country. Odysseus Odysseus, of Ithaca, lord of Cephallene. Silenus I know of the man, the wheedling chatterer, Sisyphus' son.One version of Odysseus' ancestry, alluded to several times in tragedy, makes Anticleia, Odysseus' mother, marry Laertes when she is already pregnant by Sisyphus. Odysseus The very same. But spare me these aspersions. Silenus From what land have you sailed here to Sicily? Odysseus From Ilium and from the fighting at Troy. Silenus What? Did you not know your way home? Odysseus I was driven here by windstorms against my will. Silenus O dear! The fate you suffer is the same as mine. Odysseus Did you also come here against your will? Silenus Yes, chasing the pirates who had carried off Dionysus. Odysseus What is this country, and who are its inhabitants? Silenus This is Mount Aetna, highest in Sicily. Odysseus But where are the walls and city battlements? Silenus There ar
Ithaca (Greece) (search for this): card 82
where they have come from to Sicilian Aetna's crag. Enter by Eisodos B Odysseus with his men. Odysseus Strangers, could you tell me where we might find a stream of water to cure our thirst, and whether anyone is willing to sell provisions to needy sailors? Why, what is this? We seem to have marched into Dionysus' town. For here's a throng of satyrs near the cave. My first words to the eldest: Greeting! Silenus Greeting, stranger! But tell me your name and country. Odysseus Odysseus, of Ithaca, lord of Cephallene. Silenus I know of the man, the wheedling chatterer, Sisyphus' son.One version of Odysseus' ancestry, alluded to several times in tragedy, makes Anticleia, Odysseus' mother, marry Laertes when she is already pregnant by Sisyphus. Odysseus The very same. But spare me these aspersions. Silenus From what land have you sailed here to Sicily? Odysseus From Ilium and from the fighting at Troy. Silenus What? Did you not know your way home? Odysseus I was driven here by wi
Cyclops (Arizona, United States) (search for this): card 82
pails for water. O unlucky strangers! Who can they be? They know not what our master Polyphemus is like, nor that this ground they stand on is no friend to guests, and that they have arrived with wretched bad luck at the man-eating jaws of the Cyclops. But hold your peace so that we may learn where they have come from to Sicilian Aetna's crag. Enter by Eisodos B Odysseus with his men. Odysseus Strangers, could you tell me where we might find a stream of water to cure our thirst, and whetherdysseus Do they possess Dionysus' drink, that flows from the vine? Silenus Not at all! Hence the land they dwell in knows no dancing. Odysseus Are they hospitable and god-fearing towards strangers? Silenus Most delicious, they maintain, is the flesh of strangers. Odysseus What? Do they feast on men? Silenus Everyone who has come here has been slaughtered. Odysseus The Cyclops himself, where is he? In his house? Silenus He has gone off hunting wild beasts on Mount Aetna with his dogs.