Scheria

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Scheria

 

in ancient Greek mythology, a legendary island in habited by the Phaeacians and the last place visited by Odysseus before he returned home. In antiquity, Scheria was sometimes identified with the island of Corcyra (Corfu).

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281-81, that Odysseus is pleased with Penelope's acquiring gifts from the Suitors, because he himself had been similarly concerned about getting gifts from the Phaiakes.
122, it is beside a "trunk of an olive" that the Phaiakes stow Odysseus's treasure upon conveying him to Ithake, and the phrase reappears at 13.