Ogygia


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Ogygia

(ōjĭj`ēə): see CalypsoCalypso
, nymph, daughter of Atlas, in Homer's Odyssey. She lived on the island of Ogygia and there entertained Odysseus for seven years. Although she offered to make him immortal if he would remain, Odysseus spurned the offer and continued his journey.
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85: Hesiod says that Ogygia is within towards the west, but Ogylia lies over against Crete: `...the Ogylian sea and...
Caption: The name Bootes, meaning "Herdsman" or "Plowman" in archaic Greek, can be traced as far back as Homer, whose hero Odysseus used the constellation to guide his night journey away from Ogygia, the island of Calypso.
Meanwhile, Michael (Wentworth Miller), Whip (August Prew) and Ja (Rick Yune) will successfully break out off the Ogygia prison.
(1) [...] The Phaeacians, with their activity, agility, and seamanship, are antithetical to the inactivity enforced on Ogygia ant to the lack of means of transportation that Calypso alleges to Hermes (5.141-42).
Signalons que dans sa tragedie Diomede, Accius evoque Thebes en citant les Ogygia moenia (fr.
Evolutionary convergence of primitive sabertooth craniomandibular morphology: The clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) and Paramachairodus ogygia compared.
When interpreting a "text"--works of art, historical artifacts, social institutions, educational resources, other human beings--we "first arrive on its foreign shores and, like Hermes on Ogygia, stop to contemplate before we can return with some fitting memento of it to the land of our own language" (ibid., 3).
The Aurora commune resembles Calypso's Ogygia island in Homer's The Odyssey in that both are populated by women who temporarily hold the sojourners captive in "Sapphic bliss" (Caucasia, p.
is holding him as a prisoner of love on the island of Ogygia. The
Gavdos is one of the places that claims to be the island of Ogygia where the goddess Calypso kept Odysseus prisoner, although the supporting evidence is slight: in terms of flora, fauna and geography, it fails to tick almost any of the right boxes.
According to legend, Mljet is the beautiful island of Ogygia where the nymph Calypso kept Odysseus captive for seven years.
Odysseus drifted hopelessly on that small log, lost and alone, until he washed ashore on Ogygia, where he becomes captive of the beautiful goddess Calypso for seven long years.