Greek Mythology

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CALYPSO

Greek Silent Goddess

Also known as Kalypso

Goddess of Shhh and secret lover of Odysseus

Calypso is a deity of silence. Which makes you wonder why Calypso music is so boisterous.

The daughter of Atlas, she was one of the Nymphs and lived on the island of Ogygia in a state of extreme loneliness and boredom.

She had a fling with the shipwrecked hero Odysseus but it was a very quiet affair. He wasn’t that into her but his protests fell on deaf ears. When he was rescued by Hermes, the distraught CALYPSO apparently died of grief. We understand ODYSSEUS managed to keep the whole thing hushed up.

Calypso Facts and Figures

Name: Calypso
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kalypso

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Silence
Area of expertise: Silence, Quiet

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 3072


Calypso Relationships

Father: Atlas

Common questions about Calypso

Who is the father of Calypso?

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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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