Who informs Calypso of Zeus's will in Homer's Odyssey?

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Hermes is the fleet-footed messenger of the gods, and it's his job to deliver urgent messages from the immortals to the world beneath Mount Olympus. And the message he delivers to Calypso is most urgent indeed, at least for poor Odysseus, who's been stranded on the island of Ogygia for seven years.

Athena thinks it's high time that Odysseus was on his way back home to Ithaca. After all, he has been away for twenty long years. Not only that, but his royal palace is packed to the gills with unwelcome suitors paying court to his wife Penelope and eating him out of house and home. So the time is right for Odysseus to pack his bags—or their ancient Greek equivalent—and be off. Calypso's none too pleased at the news that Hermes brings. She accuses the gods of jealousy in snatching Odysseus away from her. But there's absolutely nothing she can do about it; the gods have spoken, and her lover is soon off on his travels.

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After leaving Troy, having many adventures, and losing all his ships and crew, Odysseus washes ashore on the island of Ogygia, home of the nymph Calypso. Odysseus remained with Calypso for seven years. Eventually, though, the gods take pity on Odysseus. Book 5 of Homer’s Odyssey opens with a discussion between Zeus and Athena about Odysseus' situation. Athena is unhappy that Odysseus still remains “a prisoner in Calypso’s isle” (A.S. Kline translation). Zeus calms Athena’s fear and describes the means by which Odysseus will return to his native land. To put this plan into action, Zeus sends his son Hermes to Calypso’s island to allow Odysseus to leave her island.

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