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Ocean

A river, personified as a god, which ushered from the Underworld and flowed around the flat earth in a circle. When he journeyed to Hades to consult the prophet Teiresias, the hero Odysseus crossed the stream of Ocean to reach the kingdom of the dead.
Odysseus, in another of his adventures on his homeward journey from the Trojan War, confronts a cyclops. (zoom)