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He is finally able to make it all the way home without any further obstacles or unexpected stops on islands.

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The story briefly shifts to the suitors, who have only just now realized that Telemachus is gone.

In the eleventh chapter of 's 1947 memoir , "The Canto of Ulysses", the author describes the last voyage of Ulysses as told by in to a fellow-prisoner during forced labour in the Nazi concentration camp.

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Then, disguised as a chieftain named , Athena visits Telemachus to urge him to search for news of his father.

In , Odysseus is the great-grandson of , one of the twelve Olympian Gods.

Odysseus is associated with Zeus throughout both the Iliad and the Odyssey.

The Greeks dither out of fear in deciding a winner, because they did not want to insult one and have him abandon the war effort.

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    In Greek mythology, Odysseus was the son of Laertes and Antikleia (or Anticlea) and the King of Ithaca, leader of the Kephallenians. Married to Penelope, he also had a son, Telemachos (or Telemachus). The hero was also fortunate enough to regularly receive the special aid and protection of the goddess Athena.
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    Odysseus, a Greek hero, is the leading figure in the epic poem the Odyssey, attributed to Homer. He is the king of Ithaca, normally said to be the son of Laertes and Anticlea, husband of Penelope, and father of Telemachus. The Odyssey is the story of Odysseus' return home at the end of the Trojan War. Other works in the epic cycle provide.
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    Odysseus. Or, as the Latin writers call him, Ulysses, Ulyxes or Ulixes, one of the principal Greek heroes in the Trojan war. According to the Homeric account, he was the grandson of Acrisius, and a son of Laërtes and Anticleia, the daughter of Autolycus, and brother of Ctimene. He was married to Penelope, the daughter of Icarius, by whom he.
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    Odysseus has the defining character traits of a Homeric leader: strength, courage, nobility, a thirst for glory, and confidence in his authority. His most distinguishing trait, however, is his sharp intellect. Odysseus’s quick thinking helps him out of some very tough situations, as when he escapes from the cave of the Cyclops in Book 9, or.
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    Odysseus ( řecky Ὀδυσσεύς) je hrdina řecké mytologie a jako Ulixes (později i Ulysses) vystupuje též v mytologii římské. Tvoří ústřední postavu Homérova eposu Odysseia, která vypráví o jeho desetiletém bloudění na cestě domů z trojské války, vyhrané díky Odysseovu nápadu s trójským koněm.
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