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Definition of Odyssey

Odyssey

  1. An epic poem attributed to Homer, which describes the return of Ulysses to Ithaca after the siege of Troy.

Odyssey Quotations

The story as told in The Odyssey doesn't hold water. There are too many inconsistencies.
Margaret Atwood

As a scholar who regularly surveys archival material, I think that, a century from now, cultural historians will find David Horowitz's spiritual and political odyssey paradigmatic for our time.
Camille Paglia

I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I did a play called Throne of Straw when I was 11, at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. It became really clear to me at that point that I enjoyed acting more than any other experience I was having.
Kiefer Sutherland

Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey.
Raymond Queneau
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Odyssey Translations

odyssey in Dutch is Odyssee
odyssey in German is Irrfahrt
odyssey in Italian is peregrinazione

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