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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΟδυσσευς Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.O-DUYS-SEWS Classical Greek
o-DIS-ee-əs English
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Meaning & History

Perhaps derived from Greek οδυσσομαι (odyssomai) "to hate". In Greek legend Odysseus was one of the Greek heroes who fought in the Trojan War. In the 'Odyssey' Homer relates Odysseus's misadventures on his way back to his kingdom and his wife Penelope.
Other Languages & CulturesUlysses English Ulysse French Ulisse Italian Ulisses Portuguese Ulysses Roman Mythology Ulises Spanish

Images

18th-century depiction of Odysseus and Calypso by Angelica Kauffman18th-century depiction of Odysseus and Calypso by Angelica Kauffman

Categories

Code Geass characters, Greek mythology, Iliad characters, kings, mythology
Entry updated December 8, 2017