Odysseus on the island of Calypso (The Odyssey)

The Odyssey, a timeless classic by the Greek poet Homer, tells the epic tale of the trials and tribulations of the Greek hero Odysseus on his.

Odysseus and Kalypso. The goddess presents a box of provisions for the hero’s voyage. The box is tied with a sash. The bearded Odysseus sits on a rock on the shore holding a sword and looking pensive. Athenian red-figure vase, c. 450 BC.

Odysseus and Kalypso. The goddess presents a box of provisions for the hero’s voyage. The box is tied with a sash. The bearded Odysseus sits on a rock on the shore holding a sword and looking pensive. Athenian red-figure vase, c.

"Olympian Gods were gathered together in the halls of Zeus. First among them to speak was the father of gods and mortals, for he was thinking in his heart of stately Aigisthos...."   In this image we see the gathering of the gods mentioned in book 1 of the odyssey. During the council they discuss and introduce the situation of Odysseus and how he is trapped with Calypso on the Island. This meeting is what introduces the very first step in Odysseus's journey home to his kingdom.

Greco-roman religion, mainly polytheistic and pagan. Greco-Roman religion centered around a group of all powerful deities that controlled daily life in all its aspects. In Greece, The main gods were the Olympians.

Odysseus and calypso (Her name means “She Who Conceals") on the island of Ogygia.... “Her ladyship Kalypso clung to him in her sea-hollowed caves— a nymph, immortal and most beautiful, who craved him for her own.” (translated by Robert Fitzgerald)

Odysseus and Calypso (Her name means “She Who Conceals") on the island of Ogygia. “Her ladyship Kalypso clung to him in her sea-hollowed caves— a nymph, immortal and most beautiful, who craved him for her own.” (translated by Robert Fitzgerald)

Gerard Valck | Mercurius gelast Calypso om Odysseus te laten vertrekken, Gerard Valck, 1694 - 1715 | Mercurius gelast Calypso om Odysseus te laten vertrekken. Rechts Amor met de wapenrusting van Odysseus.

Gerard Valck | Mercurius gelast Calypso om Odysseus te laten vertrekken, Gerard Valck, 1694 - 1715 | Mercurius gelast Calypso om Odysseus te laten vertrekken. Rechts Amor met de wapenrusting van Odysseus.

Odysseus and Calypso Artwork by Max Beckmann Hand-painted and Art Prints on canvas for sale,you can custom the size and frame

Odysseus and Calypso Artwork by Max Beckmann Oil Painting & Art Prints on canvas for sale

How long was Odysseus on Calypso's island?

Odysseus in the house of Alcinous - Francesco Hayez 1813 - National Gallery of Capodimonte , Naples

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