Given Name ODYSSEUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Οδυσσευς (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: O-DUYS-SEWS (Classical Greek), o-DIS-ee-əs (English)  [details]

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/CULTURES: Ulysses (English), Ulysse (French), Ulisse (Italian), Ulisses (Portuguese), Ulysses (Roman Mythology), Ulises (Spanish)

Categories

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