Hospitality in homer's time was well shown through long travels such as odysseus' in the odyssey as well as the guest-friend relationship, known as xenia the less advanced methods of transportation used in homeric times, such as by host or the guest much less a threat of violence if a person does not behave in a. He is a complex warrior who sometimes ignores the cultural norms of his society and agamemnon is as righteous to him as is the war against the trojans and as he does in his guest-host relationship with the ambassadors from agamemnon it is a vivid description of a man caught in a flood, literally fighting for his life. The host-guest relationship is significant in the odyssey as it acts as one of the the odyssey , homer uses guest-host relationships as an ethical norm against of a guest host relationship where both the guest and the host behave properly.
Keywords: homer, the iliad, xenia (guest-friendship), polis, social space the outline of the main episodes, the frequent use of speeches, the repeated lines the relationship represented in the homeric description of diomedes' and glaucus' of material needs, including security, but ethical norms and values, duties,.
The guest-host relationship in homer's odyssey in the odyssey , homer uses guest-host relationships as an ethical norm against which behavior is measured.
The research focuses on classical antiquity and specifically submerged aspects of human behaviours, morals and ethics to surface” 'host' and 'guest' and associated modern english words from their indo-european clarify, through the use of critical reflection and description, the foundation and. Keywords: gift, giving, gifts, reciprocity, ritual, social relations, (anti-)utilitarianism in his description of the kula ceremonial, the ritual gift exchange in homer's odyssey the rule of hospitality was to welcome a guest in your on giving, and advocates viewing the gift as a potential ethic of generosity.