Correspondence should be addressed to Alkinoos
During the concert that will be held today (Tuesday) in the Sayyed Darwish Theatre in Alexandria, the Greek-Cypriot musician Alkinoos
Ioannidis will sing some songs from his discography including 'Khan el-Khalili'.
One of which is headed by Alkinoos
Kassaris, whose family have owned the Old Perithia Taverna for 140 years.
The idealized garden of Alkinoos
, king of the mythical Phaiacians, was essentially a walled orchard, without flowers (Od.
Just how well the wise Phaiakian leader Alkinoos
(whose very name means "strength of mind") has ordered his polis is directly reflected in the city's landscape.
How does your idea of hospitality differ from what Alkinoos
and Arete extend to Odysseus?
Odysseus finds similar treatment at the house of Alkinoos
in Phaiakia, along with entertainment provided by a minstrel named Demodokos, [...] that man of song whom the Muse cherished; by her gift he knew the good of life, and evil-- for she who lent him sweetness made him blind.
9.89-92); when the hospitality of the feast is offered to the wandering Odysseus by Alkinoos
, Circe, or Eumaios (Il.
In terms of social or political organization, the king, Alkinoos
, is no true king in the sense of a monarch holding sway on the basis of heredity.
14 nights at the King Alkinoos
According to Homer, Odysseus became shipwrecked on his way home from the Trojan War and was washed ashore on an island where he fell in love with Naussica, daughter of King Alkinoos
. Many believe that island was Corfu.
Nestor's shield of solid gold, akhilleus' shield with its layer of gold sandwiched between two layers of bronze and two of tin, or the plume of Akhilleus' helmet, made of countless golden hairs, are surely as fantastic as, say, the golden doors and silver doorposts of Alkinoos
' palace in the Odyssey.