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Calypso

By: Addie Helfers
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Calypso By: Addie Helfers Calypso “There is an isle far off in the the sea there dwells the daughter of Atlas, crafty Calypso, of the braided tresses, an awful goddess, nor is any either of gods or mortals conversant with her.” Where does Calypso live? Calypso lives on Ogygia, Ogygia is an island possibly located in the western Mediterranean Sea.
Ogygia is also referred to as Calypso’s realm.
Calypso lives in a cave on Ogygia. Calypso was the daughter of Atlas. Calypso supported her father in the battle between Titans and Olympians. Some sources say being sent to Ogygia was a punishment for supporting her father. What did Calypso have to do with Odysseus? Calypso kept Odysseus on Ogygia for seven years.
Calypso is an obstacle Odysseus must overcome.
Odysseus was held captive, Calypso didn’t give Odysseus any resources to let him leave.
Calypso and Odysseus had twin boys Nausithous and Nausinous. How did Calypso get to Ogygia? Calypso In this clip, Calypso is seen with Davy Jones. Calypso is only mentioned in The Odyssey but is used in a variety of media and literature, and her character remains the same. Works Cited Atsma, Aaron J. "CALYPSO : Atlantid Nymph of the Mythical Island of Ogygia | Greek Mythology, Kalypso." CALYPSO : Atlantid Nymph of the Mythical Island of Ogygia | Greek Mythology, Kalypso. Theoi Project Copyright © 2000, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.theoi.com/Nymphe/NympheKalypso.html>.

Ogygia | Greek Mythology, Kalypso. Theoi Project Copyright © 2000, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.theoi.com/Nymphe/NympheKalypso.html>.

"Calypso and Odysseus." , the Greek Myth of Seduction of Odysseus by Calypso. 2012 Greek Myths & Greek Mythology, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.greekmyths-greekmythology.com/calypso-odysseus-greek-myth/>.

Gill, N. S. "Calypso." About.com Ancient / Classical History. About.com, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/homer/g/081709Calypso.htm>.

"The Odyssey." SparkNotes. SparkNotes, n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2012. <http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/odyssey/summary.html>.

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