Odysseus

[ US /oʊˈdɪsiəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey
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How To Use Odysseus In A Sentence

  • In my previous post Odysseus, Uthuze and Utnapishtim, I finished off with the dangling idea that the name Odysseus had reached Anatolia and the Aegean by the second millenium BCE. A Pre-Greek name for Odysseus
  • He also expresses hope that Odysseus will return home and avenge himself.
  • Partly it is this notion of the sublime returning to the domestic to shatter it, as in that moment when Odysseus reveals himself, less a man-of-war as he fires his arrows out into the crowd of suitors, more a terrorist or an exile returned, as Dionysus in Thebes. On the Sublime
  • Two gates there are for dreams," said Penelope to Odysseus after his ten years' wandering had ended. "One made for horn and one of for ivory.
  • Two gates there are for dreams," said Penelope to Odysseus after his ten years' wandering had ended. "One made for horn and one of for ivory.
  • Athena used the disguise of Mentor to advise and stand beside her beloved Odysseus.
  • ‡ In the Aeneid of Virgil, which was written in Latin, Odysseus is called Ulysses. Ulysses
  • Odysseus walked up to the cave with a goatskin full of wine.
  • Odysseus was a braggart and a poor winner who couldn't keep his big mouth shut and got punished by the gods for it.
  • She enticed into her house the party Odysseus dispatched to spy out the land, and there she changed them into swine.
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