Calypso was the daughter of Atlas and Pleione or of Helios and the nymph Persiidos. According to Homer, she lived in a large cave on the island Ogygia on the coast of which Odysseus found himself shipwrecked. Calypso fell in love with the hero and detained him for ten years.


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