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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When Ulysses realizes that the lotus-flowers are causing his men to sleep, he carries the men to the ship individually and sets sail. Thee are in the cyclops cave. Every child has grown up reading, or being read, tales. I’ve read the original “epos” of Homer too, and all I want to say is that B.

The Adventures of Ulysses

May 18, Emily Ann rated it did not like it Shelves: What is your favorite part of The The adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin of Ulysses?

The final thing I want to mention is that Ulysses has a caring heart for Penelope and Telemachus. I found myself at some points pushing myself to get through it. Feb 15, Theresa rated it it was ok. Dec 25, K.

Feb 17, Anya added it. The Hellenes land on a beautiful island where they are assaulted by giant cannibals and only one ship escapes.

When Poseidon sees Ulysses, he destroys the hero’s ship. Nov 11, Nikki rated it liked it. Section 9, The Wandering Rocks. He is not going to leave the bags of wind available for anybody to touch or even know what they are.

For example, the bottom of page was kind of a let down because when we finally meet Argo, Ulysses’s 21 year old dog, he immediately dies in Ulysses’s hands with out any warming moments, he just dies. And because of that, not a lot of other people are.

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Polyphemus is running after them. Without the determination of Advengures they all would not still be alive. The Adventures of Ulysses book is about a sailor that goes on a journey to save a girl named Hellen.

The Adventures of Ulysses Summary & Study Guide

Section 8, The Land of the Dead. After, all the princes attack Ulysses but Ulysses is the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin good with the bow and Telemachus is fighting with his sword.

These baubles attract a shoal of naiads incurring the anger of Poseidon due to his belief that the Hellenes are attempting to the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin his naiads from him.

The Hellenes run out of food so in order to avoid mutiny, Ulysses lands on a mountainous island. Ulysses noticed this and when he is handed a flower he has to force it out of his own hand. Scholastic Book Services- Mythology, Greek evxlin pages. He lives with the enchantress for a long time before resuming his voyage upon which she tells him that he must first travel to Tartarus.

Although he did have some help from the gods at times, it is evelin impossible for a mortal man, Ulysses in this case, to ulyssses a giant rock by himself and throw it to crush some of his enemies.

Sep 27, Caleb D. Ulysses outsmarts his enemies because he is very intelligent.

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Polyphemus is a giant, who eats humans. Ulysses tricks Polyphemus into becoming intoxicated which allows Ulysses time to blind the Cyclops.

The adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin was pleasantly surprised. Felt like the same thing was happening over and over again. I would say that after all Ulysses did the right choices throughout the book even though he shouldn’t have stabbed Polyphemus’ eye, because that was the reason that Ulysses was left wondering all these years at sea and if he hadn’t done it the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin would have been home a long time ago!


I highly recommend this version for teachers or for students who are struggling through the epic poem version of this story. It was also cool that this book was based of the Odyssey that was made hundreds of years ago by a blind Greek poet. Common terms and phrases Aeolus Alcinous Antinous Athene awoke beach beautiful beggar belly Bernard Evslin black ship blood Calypso castle cave Charybdis Ciconians Circe climbed courtyard crew cried Ulysses Cyclops dead deck dreams Eumaeus Eurylochus Eurymachus eyes face father fell fight fire flowers ghosts giant girls goats goddess gods golden Greek gull hand happened harbor head heard helm hero horse howling huge husband island Ithaca keep kill king knew land looked Lotusland mast mighty Morpheus naiad Nausicaa never night oars Ogygia Penelope Perimedes Phaeacia Polyphemus Poseidon raft river rock sail sailors Scylla ship shipwrecks shouted singing Sirens sleep sound spear stag stood stranger suitors swam swiftly sword tall Tartarus Teiresias Telemachus tell terrible things Thrinacia took trees Trojans Troy turned Ulysses saw voice voyage waiting warriors watched weaving wife wild wind wine wolves young Zeus.

You’ll waste your time The king sends Ulysses to Ithaca where Ulysses lands on a lonely shore and dons the clothes of the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin beggar. See All Goodreads Deals…. The god is greatly pleased and grants Ulysses a bag of winds in order to help him return to Ithaca.

I think that this book is very interesting and it was very fun to read it! Ulysses also wanted to help fight of the suitors. Giving this book one star is too much.