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*)/Iqakos), a son of Pterelaus, a hero from whom Ithaca was believed to have derived its name. (Hom. Od. 17.207; Eustath. ad Hom. pp. 307, 1815; Hesych. s. v.) Odysseus, king of Ithaca, is sometimes simply called Ithacus, or the Ithacan. (Ov. Ep. ex Pont. 1.3, 33; Verg. A. 2.104.)


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