Circe is a figure from Greek mythology, known for her role as a sorceress in Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey”. She is a minor but significant character in Greek mythology, known for her powers of transformation and her ability to turn men into animals.
According to the myth, Circe lived on the island of Aeaea, where she was known for her powers of witchcraft and her ability to turn men into animals. Odysseus and his men encountered her on their journey home from the Trojan War, and she turned Odysseus’ men into pigs. Odysseus managed to resist her spell and forced her to change his men back to their human form. He also stayed with her for a year, and she gave him advice for his journey home.
Circe is often depicted as a powerful, independent woman, and her story is associated with themes of transformation and metamorphosis. She is also associated with themes of hospitality, as she offered a hospitable reception to Odysseus and his men and helped them on their journey home.