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Ulysses


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The Roman name for Odysseus; he is referred to as the type of a traveller or adventurer, and also of a crafty and clever schemer.

Ulysses' bow able to be bent by Ulysses alone; on his return to Ithaca, he finds that his wife Penelope has agreed that she will marry whichever of her suitors can bend and string the bow, and only Ulysses can achieve this.

Subjects: Philosophy — Literature.


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