The Story of Ulysses

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From Homer to Virgil to Dante to Tennyson. The mention of his name conjures images of greatness. We hear of him from Homer and his feats of military might. Virgil becomes a guide of choice for Dante on his discovery through the circles of purgatory. They run into Ulysses. Why was Ulysses on that circle? Tennyson picks up the story and breathes new life into the legend. Come and trace the journey and find where the hero will go. What is Tennyson trying to add to this remarkable tale?

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