Alcinoüs

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Alcinoüs

(ălsĭn`ōəs), in Greek mythology, king of Phaeacia, father of Nausicaä. He aided Odysseus in his journey back to Ithaca. In the story of Jason, he protects Jason and Medea from the Colchians.
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11) Alcinous is seated next to his guest and can also hear him groaning (8.
The similarities of the threefold paths of Celsus and Alcinous to aspects of Platonic method are unmistakable.
How else to read the simile that erupts when Odysseus asks Demodocus, the bard in the palace of Alcinous, to recount the tale of the Trojan horse?
Ecological adaptation of an Aristolochiaceae feeding swallowtail butterfly, Atrophaneura alcinous, to aristolochic acids.
Matters were even less clear for such thinkers as Albertus Magnus and Thomas Aquinas, who had considerably less knowledge of the Platonic/Academic origins of these notions than did Alcinous or Chalcidius.
Alcinous, The Handbook of Platonism, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993, pp.
To be precise, Alcinous describes the telos as homoiosis theoi kata to dunaton; as I shall argue in the concluding section of this paper, this caveat is significant.
First, Socrates denies, with obvious irony, that his myth will be another "tale of Alcinous.
King Alcinous and the Phaiakian people are so impressed with Odysseus' adventures that they shower him lavishly with gifts, and he now has more booty than all that was lost at sea.
Alcinous conflates hospitality with assembly when he interrupts his hosting duties to call an assembly to arrange the convoy.
Alcinous, of course, knowingly indulges his daughter; see Odyssey 6.