|From the story - The Odyssey|
|Of the tradition - Greek Oral Poetry|
|Role in story - Helps Odysseus our of admiration|
|Family members - Alcinous (father), Arete (mother)|
Nausicaa is the beautiful daughter of King Alcinous and Queen Arete of the Phaeacians. Nausicaa discovers Odysseus on the beach at Scheria and, out of budding affection for him, ensures his warm reception at her parents' palace.
Ithaca Residents: Odysseus - Telemachus - Penelope - Eumaeus - Eurycleia -