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In Homer's Odyssey, Penelope was the wife of Odysseus and the of Ithaca. She waited 20 years for her husband to return from the Trojan War, remaining faithful although many suitors tried to wed her.

In Homer's Odyssey, Penelope was the wife of Odysseus and the #Queen of Ithaca. She waited 20 years for her husband to return from the Trojan War, remaining faithful although many suitors tried to wed her.     #MythologyMonday #mythologypic.twitter.com/5qskK2jbxA
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There's even a verb: "to penelopise", meaning to use delaying tactics, because she used to unravel a tapestry every night to avoid having to chose a suitor.

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