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→ Homer → Odyssey → Book II: Telemachus's conflict with the suitors and departure
→ vv. 11-79: Telemachus challenges the suitors
→ vv. 94-105: Penelope is accused of having promised to marry when she has finished weaving the shroud of Laertes, but dissolving every night what she has woven during the day
→ For vv. 94-105 see also Literature: Ancient: Homer: Odyssey: Scenes without a clear textual source: Penelope weaving the shroud of Laertes
→ vv. 382-434: Telemachus departs, with Athena disguised as Mentor