Goddess nymph of the mythical island of Ogyia,Daughter of the titan Atlas.
She held the hero Odysseus captive for seven years,detaining him from his jounery to go back home after the fall of Troy.
The god Hermes was sent to Calypso to relieve Odysseus from Calypso's powers to continue his journery home. Calypso helped Odysseus with the information and materials. After Odysseus left Calypso died of a broken heart.