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king of the Phaeacians and father of Nausicaä and Laodamas.
Historical Examples

alcinous knew in his heart what she really meant, but he answered her with no unseemly jest.
Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2) John Addington Symonds

Agriculture is present, also horticulture, which the garden of alcinous presupposes.
Homer’s Odyssey Denton J. Snider

At an assembly alcinous consulted with his counsellors about Odysseus; all agreed to help in providing him with a ship and rowers.
Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb

Such noble gifts the heavens had given to alcinous the wise.
The Heroes Charles Kingsley

But lordly alcinous checked them amid their eagerness for war.
The Argonautica Apollonius Rhodius

Be joyful in your house with your children and your people, and alcinous the King.’
Tales of Troy and Greece Andrew Lang

With that word she vanished from his sight, and left him standing at the gates of alcinous.
Stories from the Odyssey H. L. Havell

Such, then, were the splendours with which the gods had endowed the house of king alcinous.
The Odyssey Homer

She listened kindly to him and begged alcinous give him welcome.
Authors of Greece T. W. Lumb

alcinous observed his emotion, and called to Demodocus to cease his song.
Stories from the Odyssey H. L. Havell

(in Homer’s Odyssey) a Phaeacian king at whose court the shipwrecked Odysseus told of his wanderings See also Nausicaä


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