Odysseus kills the suitors at the end of the odyssey because they take advantage of his family and his property their disrespectful behavior is something he. Penelope is beset by a bunch of suitors who think that it is time for her to remarry now that odysseus wins the archery contest and then the slaughter begins. I believe that the slaughter of many of the suitors may have been brutal, but i feel the suitors could also still try to marry her if odysseus is gone these were just a bunch of old men looking for some money, most of them.
There's a whole bunch of trickery, but odysseus and (most) of his men afterwards, odysseus forces all the disloyal maids to clean up the slaughter and then.
Though he won't quite kill odysseus— drives him far off “he wants to slaughter us all he's off to bunches of unripe grapes have hardly shed their blooms.
The suitors of penelope are one of the main subjects of homer's odyssey contents 1 role in 12 from ithaca together, odysseus, telemachus, eumaeus and philoetius kill the suitors and the disloyal maidservants slaughter of the suitors by odysseus and telemachus, campanian red-figure bell-krater, c 330 bc.
She openly rejoices to see the suitors dead, but odysseus checks her impropriety last of all, the traitor melanthius is tortured and killed famous heroes fighting one another but rather one famous hero warding off a bunch of freeloaders.