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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An estimated 30 million students have come into contact with Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths due to its repeated use in high school and college classrooms over the years.

The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin

The Hellenes arrive at Thrinacia and are stranded for thirty days because of a storm with little game to hunt. Nausicaa, the unmarried princess of Phaeacia, rescues Ulysses on the same day that her father is warned by an oracle not to listen to sailors, storytellers or strangers.

Section 3, Ulyssess Lotus-Eaters. After this, they land on an island ruled by Circe who turns the Hellenes into pigs.

Section 4, The Cyclops’ Cave. Unfortunately, this is the island where the man-eating Cyclops live.


Nov 12, Dayna Smith rated it it was amazing Shelves: One scene that was pretty exciting was when Ulysses throws the giant rock slab at the suitors and kills them all with one try. The Adventures of Ulysses. But then again, I am a mythology geek.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Section 5, Keeper of the Winds. I absolutely love this book. More summaries and resources for teaching or studying The adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin Adventures of Ulysses. Poseidon convinces Aeolus, his son, to send a gale that drives the Hellenes around the Greek islands toward Libya in Africa.

To ask other readers questions about The Adventures of Ulyssesplease sign up. 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. Oct 16, Crescent Moon rated it really liked it. He is under disguise and only his son knew who he is. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Better than Cliff Notes! Including the story about Ulysses bow who nobody can pull accept the adventures of ulysses by bernard evslin.

I found myself at some points pushing myself to get through it. View all 5 comments. Quick thinking is the only way to get out of this trouble.


That fighting is cool and dont mess with people with beards.

The Adventures of Ulysses Summary & Study Guide

Ulysses is a very brave men and I think that he deserves to go to The Elysian Fields when he dies because he is definitely a hero. Then Ulysses took charge and got everyone on board without falling asleep. Eurylochus convinces the men to slay the cattle.

He wrote more than 30 books which re-told the great Greek myths and legends. And I love it.

If there’s one good thing to come if having read this, it’s a better appreciation of the “original” translated version of The Odyssey that I read. This is the land where Morpheus plays and he hovers over the Hellenes fading their nightmares into pleasant dreams. I may try that one still, but I would Ulywses recommend this one.