noun, plural Od·ys·seys for 2.
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Dzhugashvili's odyssey through the German camps lasted almost two years.
The fact that this is all true turns the story from one of intrigue and odyssey into one of anthropological significance as well.
The Odyssey, Beowulf are poems, yes, but with a practical function.Only Six Books: Excerpt From Jeanette Winterson’s New Memoir|Jeanette Winterson|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But how long that lease is good for depends on Odyssey Dawn's success, and to succeed, you need clear goals.
Josh Dzieza on the history of naming military operations, from Barbarossa to Blue Spoon, and what Odyssey Dawn really means.Why Is the Libya War Called Operation Odyssey Dawn?|Josh Dzieza|March 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
We may almost ask—Are we returned back to the days of the Iliad and the Odyssey?About London|J. Ewing Ritchie
But no proof of anything p. 21like this force is brought against the antiquity of the Iliad or Odyssey.The Homeric Hymns|Andrew Lang
His susceptible imagination, vivid and correct, was impregnated by the Odyssey, and warmed with the fire of the Iliad.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
Homer's Odyssey furnishes the subjects for a series of frescoes now being executed in one of the royal palaces at Munich.
The Odyssey appears to be the work of one author; but it cannot be affirmed that it is of the same author as the Iliad.History Of Ancient Civilization|Charles Seignobos
c.1600, "Odyssey," from Latin Odyssea, from Greek Odysseia, name of the Homeric epic poem of ancient Greece, relating the ten-year wanderings of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the Trojan War. Figurative sense of "long, adventurous journey" is first recorded 1889.