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what are two reasons that telemachus calls the ithacans to assembly

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k3n1347 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 30, 2011 at 10:00 AM via web

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what are two reasons that telemachus calls the ithacans to assembly

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luckylion | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted December 14, 2011 at 1:12 PM (Answer #1)

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He calls an assembly...

1) To attempt to drive off the suitors in his (father's) house and stop them from wooing his mother, Penelope. (This doesn't work.)

2) To announce of his plans to travel to Pylos and Sparta to gather information about his father's whereabouts. (Planned by Athena.)

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