Monster Essays - Greek Myths
Section I:"Odysseus the most cunning man in the world."
Odysseus, son of Procris and Cephalus of the Royal House of Athens,
played a major role in the Trojan War. However, the legends of Odysseus do
not begin until after the great war. At the end of the war he was
separated from the rest of the Greek armies and was forced to wander for
ten years until he was reunited with his family. His journeys in those ten
years were very similar to Jason's journey in his search for the Golden
Fleece. Also, in the course of Odysseus' adventures, he proved himself to
be not only a great hero but also a cunning and resourceful ....