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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11,14 erkannt: "He is described as being in a highly vulnerable state that echoes Odysseus' appearance to Nausicaa upon the island of Phaiakia in the Odyssey (Apul.
But the Homeric parallels are multiple and contradictory in this episode: if Lambro is the homecoming Odysseus, Don Juan is Odysseus as found by Nausicaa on Phaiakia.
Odysseus finds similar treatment at the house of Alkinoos in Phaiakia, along with entertainment provided by a minstrel named Demodokos,