Definition of Phaeacian in English:

Phaeacian

Syllabification: Phae·a·cian
Pronunciation: /fēˈāSHən
 
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noun

  • (In the Odyssey) an inhabitant of Scheria (Corfu), whose people were noted for their hedonism.
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    • Viewing these Homeric exploits, it is as though the viewers were themselves masquerading as an audience for an epic recitation - perhaps even Odysseus's own recitation of his adventures to the Phaeacians in Books IX-XII of the Odyssey.
    • ‘Likening Odysseus’ ‘untriumphal entry’ into the city of the Phaeacians to Jesus' entry into Jerusalem seems forced and strained.‘
    • The next four show Odysseus himself released from the island of Calypso and arriving at the land of the Phaeacians, a half-way house between the fairy-tale world of his adventures and the real world of Ithaca which awaits him.

Origin

from Latin Phaeacia, Greek Phaiakia, the name of the island of Scheria, + -an.

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