- an island nation on the shores of which Odysseus was shipwrecked and discovered by Nausicaä.
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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.The Odyssey
Here the Phaeacian leaders used to sit, drinking and eating, holding constant cheer.
- 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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