Name

Odysseus

Career

Mariner

Occupation 1

Greek warrior

Occupation 2

mariner

Identifier

Part of Greek maritime assault on Troy

Region

Europe

Era

Ancient/Medieval (to 1350)

Born

1200

Died

1140

Text

As told by Homer, Odysseus was a warrior in The Iliad and a resourceful mariner in The Odyssey , in which he takes 20 years of roaming about the eastern Mediterranean before allowed to return to his native Ithaka and his faithful wife Penelope.

Related Images

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Related People

Homer

Related Maps

Ithaca (1200 BC), Troy, Eastern Mediterranean (1200 BC), Eastern Mediterranean -- Satellite Image, Homer's Mediterranean (1200 BC),

Related Source

__The Odyssey__