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After setting sail from Troy, Ulysses and his men first stop in Ismarus, the city of the Cicons. Ulysses loses many men here because
he overestimates their skill in battle against the Cicons.
the men forget about their homeland and decide to stay on Ismarus.
Neptune drowns many of the men during a storm.
some of the men become separated from the group and are trapped by the goddess who lives on the island.
the men did not obey Ulysses' orders to leave, but instead began drinking wine and slaughtering animals.