Greek - Nurse to Odysseus. When Odysseus finally returned home after wandering the earth for ten years after the fall of Troy he arrived disguised as a beggar. His old nurse recognised him by a scar on his leg. She was able to tell Odysseus which of the servants had collaborated with the importunate suitors of Penelope who had set up home in her palace and he killed these servants after killing the suitors. Also commonly referred to as Eurycleia, Euryclea or Euryclea.

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