What Is The Relationship Between Telemachus And Athena

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At sunrise, Telemachus 's .ship arrives at Pylos, the land of King
Nestor. Homer 's listeners must have felt their interest quickening at the appearance of this familiar hero of the Trojan War days— we feel the same pleasure today when a favorite character from one book or movie suddenly turns up in another. Surrounded by his faithful sons and subjects, and dutifully offering prayers to the gods, Nestor stands in peifect contrast to Odysseus 's family and their chaotic situation in Ithaca. Telemachus and Athena arrive during a religious ritual, in honor of the sea god Poseidon, the "blue-maned god who makes the islands
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