Euryclea


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Euryclea

Ulysses’ nurse; recognized him by scar on thigh. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
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A good old woman, Euryclea, daughter of Ops, the son of Pisenor, went before him with a couple of blazing torches.
A second kind of situation is shown the Odyssey, when Laertes refuses to take Euryclea as a concubine in order to not annoy his wife (Od.
Penelope's main relationship is with Odysseus' nurse Euryclea and the novel ends with the two women joining together to leave Ithaca behind, forever.