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Calypso, in Greek mythology was a nymph, and a daughter of Atlas, queen of the island of Ogygia, who by her fascinating charms detained Ulysses beside her for 7 of the 10 years of his wanderings home from Troy; she died of grief on his departure.[1]


  1. Nuttall Encyclopedia of General Knowledge, article on Calypso originally published in 1907 written by Reverend James Wood