(501) Urhixidur

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Discovered 1903 Jan. 18 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named after a character in the novel Auch Einer (1879) by the German writer Friedrich Theodor Vischer (1807–1887). Urhixidur is housekeeper, nurse and female companion of the priest Angus. He, a progressive, opposes her conservative views. She eventually dominates him since he cannot live without her. (H 54; R. Bremer)

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