The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer

The Odyssey Terms

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Definition: noun. a person or object that inspires art and creativity; in the ancient world, it referred to a specific group of women
In context: Tell of the storm-tossed man, O Muse, who wandered long after he sacked the sacred citadel of Troy. (1.1)