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Gender of the name Odysseus: male
Unique code of the name Odysseus: 20941
First name Odysseus backwards: Suessydo
Meaning and origin of the name Odysseus
Ancient Greek name (Ὀδυσσεύς) meaning - "hateful, wrathful".
Odysseus or Ulysses was a legendary Greek king of Ithaca and the hero of Homer's epic poem the Odyssey. Odysseus also plays a key role in Homer's Iliad and other works in the Epic Cycle.
King of Ithaca, husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, and son of Laërtes and Anticlea, Odysseus is renowned for his guile and resourcefulness, and is hence known by the epithet Odysseus the Cunning. He is most famous for the ten eventful years he took to return home after the ten-year Trojan War and his famous Trojan Horse trick.
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