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Eumaeus

*Eu)/maios), the famous and faithful swineherd of Odysseus, was a son of Ctesius, king of the island of Syrie; he had been carried away from his father's house by a Phoenician slave, and Phoenician sailors sold him to Laertes, the father of Odysseus. (Hom. Od. 15.403, &c.; comp. ODYSSEUS.)

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