Where does Athena tell Telemachus for his news about his father?
Pylos and Sparta
Why does Telemachus go to Pylos and Sparta? The goddess Athena, disguised as Mentes, advises Telemachus to visit Pylos and Sparta. Athena tells Telemachus that he might hear news of his father, Odysseus.
What is Athena’s advice to Telemachus regarding his father?
Athena advises that he gather a crew and sail to Pylos and then to Sparta in search of information about Odysseus. She tells Telemachus that he must avenge his father by killing the suitors that dishonor the estate, as Prince Orestes avenged the death of his father Agamemnon by killing his father’s murderer.
What were the 3 instructions Odysseus give to Telemachus?
He tells Telemachus to “go at early morning at once home, and join the audacious suitors.” Then, he’ll have Eumaeus, the swineherd, bring him home while he pretends to be a beggar still.
What instructions does Athena give Telemachus?
List the instructions Athena gives Telemachus to help him return safely home: She also warns him of the ambush that they have set and explains how to avoid it. Finally, she instructs him to head first for the home of the swineherd Eumaeus, who will convey the news of his safe return to Penelope.
What does Athena tell Telemachus to do upon returning to Ithaca?
She tells Telemachus he must hurry home to Ithaca before the suitors succeed in winning his mother’s hand. She also warns him of the ambush that they have set and explains how to avoid it.
What does Athena tell Telemachus as he leaves the ship?
Athena’s advice to Telemachus can be found in Book 1, lines 296-97. She is telling him that the time has come to leave his childhood behind and be a man, saying, “… You should not go on clinging to your childhood. You are no longer of an age to do that.”
How does Athena help Telemachus in Book 3?
Athena helps him by disguising herself as him, and casting spell over the suitors to make them sleep, and procuring a ship and supplies.
What news does Athena share with Telemachus?
What news does Athena share with Telemachus? Athena told Telemachus to get rid of Penelope’s suitors and go searching for news of his father.
What is the role of Athena in framing the decision for Telemachus?
Athena takes the role of both protection and wisdom as she not only leads but fights alongside both Odysseus and Telemachus. She instills confidence and strength into Telemachus and helps him in his journey into manhood. Athena doesn’t just help Odysseus and his son; she helps to develop them as epic heroes.