|From the story - The Odyssey|
|Of the tradition - Greek Oral Poetry|
|Role in story - Offers to help Telemachus find Odysseus|
|Family members - Helen (wife), Agamemnon (brother)|
Menelaus is the King of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon, and husband of Helen, he helped lead the Greeks in the Trojan War. He offers Telemachus assistance in his quest to find Odysseus when Telemachus visits him in Book 4.
Ithaca Residents: Odysseus - Telemachus - Penelope - Eumaeus - Eurycleia -