Summary: Calypso took Odysseus from the ocean and kept him on her island. Odysseus was on her island for 7 years. Athena wants Odysseus to leave, so she asks her father Zeus for help. Zeus sends Hermes to tell Calypso to let Odysseus go. She agrees and provides Odysseus with a raft and provisions.
Explanation: Odysseus's time with Calypso is the longest he spent with anyone during his journey. He didn't entirely want to leave her. It was also the least difficult obstacle he had to face.
Where am I?
You're on my island.. welcome
Seven Years Later
Can I please go home?
NO, stay with me.
You have to let Odysseus go, now.
" My lady goddess, there is no cause for anger. My quiet Penelope, how well I know , would seem a shade before your majesty, death and old age being unknown to you, while she must die. Yet it is true, each day I long for home, long for the sight of home." "113"