Ulises male name of Latin origin "Ulysses"(Ulysses) derived from the Greek"Odysseus"(Odyssey), the hero of the Odyssey According to Homer's etymology, Ulysses means" He who hates "or"He who has a grudge".
History and the Saint
Odysseus or Odysseus, hero of Greek mythology, Governor of the Island of Ithaca and chief of the Greek army during the Trojan War. In the Odyssey, Homer recounts the adventures of Odysseus and how after ten years of numerous obstacles and victory in Troy, he returns to his homeland. He is named as the strategist who created the famous Trojan Horse that earned him the victory and conquest of the city. His wife Penelope and his son Telemachus await his return and with the help of the goddess Athena they kill his wife's suitors and those who wanted to rule his kingdom.
Variant of Ulysses:
Ulises in other languages:
- Catalan: Ulises.
- French: Ulysse.
- English: Ulises.
- Italian: Ulisse.
Famous people, famous historical figures by the name of Ulysses:
- Ulises, novel by James Joyce of 1922. The story takes place in Dublin, Ireland and narrates different aspects of life, from science, racial, ethical and aesthetic problems to those related to family and religion. For its time it was a surprising sample of narrative complexity and modernity by the use of internal monologues, ellipsis and the superposition of temporal planes.