(Εὐρύκλεια; Eurýkleia, the ‘widely-famed’ , Euryclia). Daughter of Ops, from childhood the trusted servant in the house of Odysseus. She recognizes him by a scar when she is washing the beggar's feet (Hom. Od. 1,429; 2,345-347; 19,350-507; Hyg. Fab. 125,20; 126,7) .
1 Kamptz, 37
2 O. Touchefeu, s.v. Eurykleia, LIMC 4.1, 101-103.
G. Ramming, Die Dienerschaft in der Odyssee, PhD thesis 1973.
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Bloch, René (Berne),
Brill’s New Pauly
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