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 Penelope

~ Penelope's mother is Periboea Or Polycaste.

~Spouse of Odysseus.

~She is the mother of Telemachus.

~ Penelope's father is Icarius.

~ Penelope remains faithful to Odysseus and tricks all the men who want to marry her.

~ She is a mortal human.

~Pressed by suitors who want to marry her and become the king of Ithaca.

~Eventually Odysseus arrives home and kills all the suitors and he and Penelope live happily ever after.



Work cited-

http://wesclinmythology.wikispaces.com/Penelope

http://www.theoi.com/Nymphe/NymphePenelopeia.html