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Summary of the Books of the Odyssey

There are 24 books of the Odyssey. Here you'll find their summaries listed individual.

Summary of Odyssey Book I
Information on the first book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book II
Information on the second book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book III
Information on the Third Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book IV
Information on the Fourth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book V
Information on the Fifth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book VI
Information on the Sixth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book VII
Information on the Seventh Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book VIII
Information on the Eighth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book IX
Information on the Ninth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book X
Information on the Tenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Summary of Odyssey Book XI
Information on the Eleventh Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus goes to the Underworld to talk with Tiresias, the seer.

Summary of Odyssey Book XII
Information on the Twelfth Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus loses the rest of his companions.

Summary of Odyssey Book XIII
Information on the Thirteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus lands on Ithaca.

Summary of Odyssey Book XIV
Information on the Fourteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus lands on Ithaca.

Summary of Odyssey Book XV
Information on the Fifteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus tests Eumaeus and Telemachus comes back to Ithaca.

Summary of Odyssey Book XVI
Information on the Sixteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus and Telemachus plot against the suitors.

Summary of Odyssey Book XVII
Information on the Seventeenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus and Telemachus plot against the suitors.

Summary of Odyssey Book XVIII
Information on the Eighteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus fights the other beggar.

Summary of Odyssey Book XIX
Information on the Nineteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Eurycleia recognizes Odysseus.

Summary of Odyssey Book XX
Information on the Twentieth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus and Penelope take turns with insomnia.

Summary of Odyssey Book XXI
Information on the Twenty-First Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus and Penelope take turns with insomnia.

Summary of Odyssey Book XXII
Information on the Twenty-Second Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus slaughters the suitors.

Summary of Odyssey Book XXIII
Information on the Twenty-Third Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus slaughters the suitors.

Summary of Odyssey Book XXIV
Information on the Twenty-Fourth Book of the Odyssey of Homer, in which Odysseus slaughters the suitors.

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