|From the story - The Odyssey|
|Of the tradition - Greek Oral Poetry|
|Role in story - Maidservant to Penelope, sleeps with Eurymachus|
|Family members - Melanthius|
Melantho is the sister of Melanthius and maidservant in Odysseus's palace. Like her brother, Melantho abuses the beggar in the palace, not knowing that the man is Odysseus. She is having an affair with Eurymachus.
Ithaca Residents: Odysseus - Telemachus - Penelope - Eumaeus - Eurycleia -