Which character from The Odyssey are you?

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 17:19

To mark its first-ever translation into English by a woman, Emily Wilson, The Odyssey occupied a central strand at the heart of this year’s London Literature Festival. Across the eleven day festival, this timeless classic was explored through a number of events including live readings, talks and workshops with writers from Mary Beard to Madeline Miller.

But which of the many characters that make up Homer’s epic poem do you most closely relate to? Are you flush with the divine wisdom of Athena, or wily and adventurous like Odysseus?  Well, thanks to our interactive quiz, you need not wonder any longer.

Click through and answer the questions below to find out which character from The Odyssey matches your personality.







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