Ulysses


Ulysses

Ulysses is the Latin name for Odysseus, a character in ancient Greek literature.

Ulysses may also refer to:

In literature:
* "Ulysses" (poem), a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson
* "Ulysses" (novel), a novel by James Joyce
** "Ulysses" (film), a film based on the novel
* Ulysses (Pantheon), two members of the Pantheon, a fictional group from Marvel Comics

In geography
* Ulysses, New York, a town in Tompkins County, New York, USA
* Ulysses, Kansas, a small town in Kansas, USA

In technology:
* Ulysses (robot), a bomb-detecting robot
* ULYSSES (cable system), a submarine communications cable network
* Ulysses (text editor), a software product for creative writing

In vehicles:
* "Ulysses" (spacecraft), a space probe designed to study the Sun
* M/F "Ulysses", a vehicle ferry
* HMS "Ulysses", several ships of the British Royal Navy
* USS "Ulysses" (ARB-9), a battle damage repair ship of the U.S. Navy
* SS "Ulysses" (Panama Collier No. 1), a World War I-era steel-hulled screw steamer

In other uses:
* Ulysses (band), an American band
* Ulysses butterfly, a metallic blue butterfly species
* The Ulysses Carousel, a quantum phenomenon
* Ulysses Club, an international club for older motorcyclists

People with the given name Ulysses

* Ulysses S. Grant, American general and the 18th President of the United States

ee also

* "HMS Ulysses" (novel), a novel by Alistair MacLean
* "Ulysses 31", an anime television program
* "Tales of Brave Ulysses", a song by Cream
* Ulysses 1994 XF-04, a fictional asteroid in "Ace Combat"
* Ulises, a large orca at SeaWorld California


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  • Ulysses — Ulysses, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 276 Housing Units (2000): 123 Land area (2000): 0.200253 sq. miles (0.518654 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.200253 sq. miles (0.518654… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • ULYSSES — Rex Ithacae et Dulichii insularum, filius Laertae et Anticleae, quamquam non desunt, qui ex Sisypho conceptum velint, qui Anticleae, cum ad Laertae nuptias duceretur, vim dicitur obtulisse. Unde Aiax apud Ovid. l. 13. Met. v. 31. s. Quid sanguine …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Ulysses, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 5960 Housing Units (2000): 2269 Land area (2000): 2.893466 sq. miles (7.494043 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.035064 sq. miles (0.090815 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.928530 sq. miles (7.584858 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ulysses, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 276 Housing Units (2000): 123 Land area (2000): 0.200253 sq. miles (0.518654 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.200253 sq. miles (0.518654 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ulysses, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 684 Housing Units (2000): 296 Land area (2000): 4.003165 sq. miles (10.368150 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.003165 sq. miles (10.368150 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Ulysses — m Latin form of the Greek name Odysseus, borne by the famous wanderer of Homer s Odyssey. The name is of uncertain derivation (it was associated by the Greeks themselves with the verb odyssesthai to hate); moreover, it is not clear why the Latin… …   First names dictionary

  • Ulysses — Latin name for ODYSSEUS (Cf. Odysseus), from L. Ulysses, Ulixes. Famous for wandering as well as craftiness and ability at deceit. For d to l alteration, see LACHRYMOSE (Cf. lachrymose) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ulysses — * Ulysses steht ihm höher als Achill. »Es war ihm (Frd. Simonel, dem Chef des schwarzen Cabinets unter Napoleon III.) stets peinlich, zu brutalen Mitteln seine Zuflucht nehmen zu müssen. Er setzte seine Ehre darein, durch List und Pfiffigkeit zu… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Ulysses [1] — Ulysses, 1) so v.w. Odysseus; 2) (Papilio U.), ostindischer Schmetterling aus dem. Geschlecht der Ritterfalter, zur Horde der Archiver Linnés gehörig, mit geschwänzten braunen Flügeln, darauf ein himmelblauer, glänzender Fleck, auf den… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon