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'''Odysseus''' was a Greek hero. Famous for it, Odysseus slew the [[Giant]] [[Cyclops]], and his act of bravery featured him on a [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]].
 
'''Odysseus''' was a Greek hero. Famous for it, Odysseus slew the [[Giant]] [[Cyclops]], and his act of bravery featured him on a [[Chocolate Frog Cards|Chocolate Frog Card]].
   
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Odysseus is based on the [[Wikipedia:Odysseus|Greek hero of legend]].
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*[[w:Odysseus|Odysseus]] is based on the [[Wikipedia:Odysseus|Greek hero of legend]].
*It is unknown if the ''Harry Potter'' version of Odysseus ever met [[Circe]], as his legendary counterpart did.
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*It is unknown if the ''Harry Potter'' version of Odysseus ever met [[Circe]], as his legendary counterpart did.
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*Odysseus was legendary for his being clever, using tricks and deception to escape from seemingly hopeless situations. The same could be said for [[Hermione Granger]]. Odysseus was even favored by [[w:Athena|Athena]], goddess of wisdom and war.
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
*The name ''Odysseus'' was probably derived from the Ancient Greek verb '''odussomai''', meaning "hate", suggesting that the name could be rendered as "the one who is wrathful/hated," this interpretation is reinforced by Odysseus's and Poseidon's mutual wrath in Homer's ''The Odyssey''.
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*The name ''Odysseus'' was probably derived from the Ancient Greek verb '''odussomai''', meaning "hate", suggesting that the name could be rendered as "the one who is wrathful/hated," this interpretation is reinforced by Odysseus's and [[w:Poseidon|Poseidon's]] mutual wrath in Homer's ''The Odyssey''.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]'' {{FWC}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]'' {{FWC}}
   
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Latest revision as of 11:46, December 9, 2013

Odysseus
Biographical information
Born

Ithaca, Greece

Died

Ithaca, Greece

Marital status

Married

Also known as

Ulysses (in Rome)
Son of Laertes

Title(s)

King

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Family information
Family members

Laertes (father)
Penelope (wife)

Affiliation
Occupation

Soldier
King of Ithaca

Loyalty

Greece

Odysseus was a Greek hero. Famous for it, Odysseus slew the Giant Cyclops, and his act of bravery featured him on a Chocolate Frog Card.

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Cyclops.
Seth CooperAdded by Seth Cooper

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Odysseus is based on the Greek hero of legend.
  • It is unknown if the Harry Potter version of Odysseus ever met Circe, as his legendary counterpart did.
  • Odysseus was legendary for his being clever, using tricks and deception to escape from seemingly hopeless situations. The same could be said for Hermione Granger. Odysseus was even favored by Athena, goddess of wisdom and war.

EtymologyEdit

  • The name Odysseus was probably derived from the Ancient Greek verb odussomai, meaning "hate", suggesting that the name could be rendered as "the one who is wrathful/hated," this interpretation is reinforced by Odysseus's and Poseidon's mutual wrath in Homer's The Odyssey.

AppearancesEdit

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