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And there are accounts of some amazing gardens both real, such as Eram [in what is now Iran], and imaginary, such as the mythical Garden of Alcinous [name checked by Greek writer Homer].” Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World is published by ...
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So Alcinous, the king, to placate Poseidon, a swine, a bully, a thug of a god, decrees they will never help shipwrecked sailors home again. Odysseus, who didn't deserve it, was the last. He stood up.
Welcoming the stranger and the refugee
This is the Phaeacians' country and city, and I am the daughter of valiant Alcinous, in whom the Phaeacians vest their majesty and power.' With this she called to her lovely maids: 'Stop, girls, why do you shun the sight of a man?

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