TFD #3 - xenia was as important as it was necessary in...

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Jae Shin Classics 28: Section 116 Topic for Discussion #3 Feb. 12, 2010 Week 4 The Odyssey Xenia , or hospitality, is an important theme in the Odyssey. Odysseus himself is a guest on these journeys, and meets varied set of hosts, ranging from man-eating Cyclops, beautiful goddess Calypso, to ultimately hospitable and generous Phaeacians. The ideal of
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Unformatted text preview: xenia was as important as it was necessary in regards to travel and diplomacy. Drawing from specific examples from the book, why evidences prove that the Greeks valued xenia ? In what ways, does Homer portray its function within his poem? Does it ever deviate from its purpose?...
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