Phaeacia

[fee-ey-shuh]
Related formsPhae·a·cian, noun, adjective
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Historical Examples of phaeacian

  • It is not to be compared with the Phaeacian stories of the adventures of Odysseus.

  • The Phaeacian story is indeed episodic; the interest of those adventures is different from that of the meeting with Penelope.

  • No one can reasonably doubt that the list of Phaeacian athletes is the invention of one man.

    The Heroic Age

    H. Munro Chadwick

  • This poem includes the Phaeacian episode, and the account of Ulysses' adventures as told by himself in Books ix.-xii.

  • Here the Phaeacian leaders used to sit, drinking and eating, holding constant cheer.


British Dictionary definitions for phaeacian

Phaeacian

noun
  1. Greek myth one of a race of people inhabiting the island of Scheria visited by Odysseus on his way home from the Trojan War
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