Who does Athena disguise herself as in Book Eight of The Odyssey and why? 

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In Book Eight, Odysseus continually refuses to take part in the games that his new hosts, the Phaeacians, are holding. Broadsea and Laodamas, two Phaeacian princes, begin to tease and bully Odysseus. Initially the teasing appears to not be meant in a mean spirited way, but after Laodamas tries to get Odysseus to take part in the competition, Broadsea starts to mock Odysseus cruelly....

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