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The Adventures of Telemachus, Son of Ulysses is a novel by Francois Fénelon, first published in 1699. François de Salignac de la Mothe, more commonly known as François Fénelon (1651 - 1715), was a French Roman Catholic theologian, poet and writer. ... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ...


The story concerns a scathing attack on the monarchy of France. A monarchy, (from the Greek monos, one, and archein, to rule) is a form of government that has a monarch as Head of State. ...


In James Joyce's Ulysses, Stephen Dedalus is the analogue of Telemachus. James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (February 2, 1882 – January 13, 1941) was an expatriate Irish writer and poet, widely considered a significant writer of the 20th century. ... The first edition of Ulysses was published in 1922. ... Stephen Daedalus was James Joyces early pen name, and the name of the main character in his early novel Stephen Hero. ...


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Telemachus and Mentor Telemachus departing from Nestor, painting by Henry Howard (1769-1847) Telemachus (also transliterated as Telemachos or Telémakhos; literally, far-away fighter) is a figure in Greek mythology, the son of Odysseus and Penelope. ... Odysseus and the Sirens. ...

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Educating Telemachus: Lessons in Fenelon's Underworld (565 words)
Francois Fénelon’s The Adventures of Telemachus, Son of Ulysses is a novel rather little known to the general audience today; yet when it was published in 1699 it was an immense success, and is, in fact, considered to be the most read literary work of 18th-century France.
In addition to its literary merits, The Adventures of Telemachus is one of the most important pieces of political theory from the turn of the 18th century, one which had a considerable influence upon intellectual developments that eventually led to the French Revolution.
After some additional adventures, he is able to return to Ithaca where he is reunited with his father in the hut of Eumaius, just as in Homer’s epic.
Telemachus - definition of Telemachus in Encyclopedia (444 words)
Telemachus (also transliterated as Telemachos or Telémakhos; literally, "far-away fighter") is a figure in Greek mythology, the son of Odysseus and Penelope.
Telemachus was born on the day that his father was called to fight in the Trojan War.
Telemachus is the subject of Francois Fénelon's The Adventures of Telemachus, Son of Ulysses (1699), a scathing attack on the monarchy of France.
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