Calypso – A Minor Goddess and Sea Nymph

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Calypso (Cu-Lip-So) – In Greek mythology, Calypso was a nymph who captured Odysseus and kept him for many years, before he finally managed to escape. She lived on the mythical island of Ogygia.

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According to Homer’s epic, the Odyssey, when Odysseus landed on Ogygia, Calypso fell in love with him and decided to keep him as her immortal husband. With her captivation singing, she managed to detain the Greek hero for several years.

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However, the time came when Odysseus’ longing for Penelope, his wife, grew so strong that he could bear it no more. Wanting to tell Calypso, Odysseus instead told goddess Athena of his misery. Athena, being the protector of Odysseus, asked Zeus to demand the release of the hero. Zeus agreed and demanded Calypso to release Odysseus.

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Calypso was angry at first and complained about how gods did not want goddesses to have affairs with mortals; however, she eventually backed out. Giving Odysseus wine, bread and a raft, she bade him farewell.

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