Odysseus

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O·dys·seus

 (ō-dĭs′yo͞os′, ō-dĭs′ē-əs)
n. Greek Mythology
The king of Ithaca, a leader of the Greeks in the Trojan War, who reached home after ten years of wandering.

Odysseus

(əˈdiːsɪəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth one of the foremost of the Greek heroes at the siege of Troy, noted for his courage and ingenuity. His return to his kingdom of Ithaca was fraught with adventures in which he lost all his companions and he was acknowledged by his wife Penelope only after killing her suitors. Roman name: Ulysses

O•dys•se•us

(oʊˈdɪs i əs, oʊˈdɪs yus)

n.
a legendary king of Ithaca, one of the heroes of the Iliad and protagonist of the Odyssey.
Latin, Ulysses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Odysseus - (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek heroOdysseus - (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations
Odüsszeusz

Odysseus

[əˈdɪsjuːs] NOdiseo

Odysseus

[əˈdiːsɪəs] nUlisse
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EPERITUS is a young Greek soldier on a solitary pilgrimage to the oracle on Mount Parnassus, when he stumbles across a group of travellers outnumbered by renegade deserters from the war in Thebes.
Eperitus agrees to help Odysseus save his homeland and they journey to Sparta, where leaders and princes are competing for the hand of the beautiful Helen, while Agamemnon plots to unite all the Greek city states under his own leadership.