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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retenir Cnemon, qui n'a pas la force d'?centsme d'un Ulysse repartant de Scherie pour achever sa qu?*te.
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Scherie Enderlin-Lampe, Coordinator, Educational Administration Program, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
If the poets were like these singers, then perhaps their audiences, too, should have resembled the fictional audiences described in the Odyssey--the kings of Scherie and Ithaca, their dinner companions, their families and servants.
Shipwrecked on the Phaeacian island of Scherie, he is befriended first by the young Nausicaa, then by her parents, King Alcinous and Queen Arete.