（Ἐλπήνωρ). One of the companions of Odysseus, who were
metamorphosed by Circé into swine and afterwards back into men. Intoxicated with
wine, Elpenor one day, while asleep on Circé's roof, fell and broke his neck (Od. x. 552).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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