Calypso

Sea Nymph

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Facts about Calypso

  • Is a Nymph which is a spirit in the shape of a young woman who lives in mountains, forests, meadows, and water
  • Is the child of Titan Atlas
  • entertained the Greek hero Odysseus for seven years
  • she bore Odysseus twin sons

CALYPSO

Signifigance To Odyessy

Calypso kept Odysseus on her island for seven years until the gods told her to let him go

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