Εφημερίδα 2ου Γυμνασίου Αλεξ/πολης - Page 8

8 We left the country of Laestrygonas with the giant and cannibal people, barely managing to save my ship and arrived, with only one boat anymore, at Aia, where the witch goddess Circe lived. I separated the mates into two groups. I was the leader of the first and Evrylochos of the other. The second group was drawn to go for exploration. When they arrived at Circe’s palace, she offered them magical maze, to forget their homeland, and with her magic wand transformed them into pigs. Only Evrylochos ran out and brought me the terrible news. Then I rushed there immediately despite the advice of Evrylochos. Enroute Hermes gave me anti herb on addressing the witch. Thi ́݅