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*Nausika/a), the daughter of Alcinous, king of the Phaeacians and Arete, became the friend of Odysseus (Hom. Od. 6.16, &c.; comp. ODYSSEUS). Later writers represent her as the wife of Telemachus, by whom she is said to have become the mother of Perseptolis or Ptoliporthus. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 1796; Dict. Cret. 6.6.)


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