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Calypso, the Seducer of Odysseus in Greek mythology
"Odysseus und Kalypso", Painting by Arnold Böcklin,1883
Calypso was a Nymph and the daughter of the titan Atlas. According to the legend, Calypso imprisoned Greek hero Odysseus for five years on her island Ogygia in order to make him immortal. According to the mythographer Apollodorus, she made love to the hero and bore him a son, Latinos.


Myths about Calypso

Odysseus and Calypso



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