Καλυψώ

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from καλύπτω ‎(kalúptō, hide): "she who conceals".

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Καλυψώ ‎(Kalupsṓf ‎(genitive Κᾰλῠψοῦς); third declension

  1. Calypso
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 1.13–15
      τὸν δ' οἶον, νόστου κεχρημένον ἠδὲ γυναικός,
      νύμφη πότνι' ἔρῡκε Καλυψώ, δῖα θεᾱ́ων,
      ἐν σπέσσι γλαφυροῖσι, λιλαιομένη πόσιν εἶναι.
      [Odysseus] alone, longing for homecoming and his wife,
      the revered nymph Calypso, brightest of goddesses, detained
      in hollow caves, longing for him to be her husband.

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