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Euryclea
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(Εὐρύκλεια; Eurýkleia, the ‘widely-famed’ [1], 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) [2].

Bibliography

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), “Euryclea”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e406460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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