Characters in The Odyssey

Can you name the characters in Homer's Odyssey?

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The warrior who led the Greeks against the Trojans and is later slain by Aegisthus
The king of Phaeacia
The leader of the suitors in Ithaca
The queen of the Phaeacians
Odysseus' dog, who dies when he sees him in Ithaca
The goddess who helps Odysseus kill his wife's suitors
The goddess who imprisons Odysseus on her island, Ogygia, for seven years
The nymph queen of Aeaea, who turns Odysseus' men into pigs
Odysseus' crewmember who falls off a roof in Aeaea and dies
Odysseus' swineherd, who gives him shelter in Ithaca
The God whose cattle are eaten by Odysseus' crew
Odysseus's father, who slips into distress after he disappears
The red-haired king of Sparta, husband of Helen
The Phaeacian princess who helps give Odysseus shelter
The noble charioteer who Odysseus' son sees first on his journey
The protagonist's wife, who is hounded by suitors after Odysseus disappears
The prince of Pylos who accompanies Odysseus' son
The Cyclops, Poseidon's son, who is blinded by Odysseus
The son of Odysseus who tries to find him
The seer Odysseus consults in Hades
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