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- 61: Hospitality In The Odyssey
- ... towards their guests may differ. Good hospitality is and was an important part of Greek tradition. In TheOdyssey there are examples of Xenia being followed and violated. Xenia is shown time and again throughout The Odyssey. People open their homes up to whoever happens to stumble across them. Throughout their many journeys, both Odysseus and his son Telemachus were invited into many homes. There, they were bathed, fed, and waited upon ... with many beautiful gifts. The Phaeacians "loaded Odysseus with boundless gifts-bronze and hoards of gold and robes"(XIII: 154-155). Giving gifts is an extremely important aspect of Xenia. Not every character in The Odyssey that has guests come into their homes respected and followed the customs that go along with Xenia. There are also numerous ways that Xenia can be violated. This can be anything from turning guests away ...
- 62: Odyssey 2
- Odyssey A man named Odysseus was on his way to capture City of Troy. He kissed his wife and hugged her in his most love kind of way because of him leaving. He told her that ... happy. They were all happy that he was still alive and cheered. He told them about this whole story he went through and they listened carefully. And that was the story which they call the Odyssey.
- 63: The Odyssey - A Creton Lie
- ... house has reached him abroad. After hearing the news, he decides to don a beggar s disguise and so forth begins the great test. When the disguised Odysseus in Homer s great epic poem, The Odyssey, converses with her wife Penelope in Book nineteen, he tests her loyalty to her husband s honor and her love of her missing husband. Odysseus disguised as a beggar is the basis for the lies ... Odysseus revenge with the suitors. He agrees to how Odysseus ended the lives of the suitors to regain his wife s love back after all these years that he was gone. - Works Cited - Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fagles; Intro. Bernard Knox. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.
- 64: The Odyssey By Homer
- In The Odyssey , Homer uses guest-host relationships as an ethical norm against which behavior is measured. When the ritual is preformed correctly by guest-host, good results ensue. In contrast, the violations of this ethical norm results ... to go and kill Odysseus for what he has done. So as his punishment he must flee to his fathers estate and he must live with the fear of death at all times. In The Odyssey, the guest-host relationship is very important to safety and well being of the people. Then believe that if one of the two, either the guest or the host, acts improperly something bad was bound ...
- 65: Arthur C. Clarke's 2061: Odyssey Three
- Arthur C. Clarke's 2061: Odyssey Three What grabbed your attention first: Well, I think that the part that really griped me is when Dr.Rolf van der Berg had discovered that a Monolith (a huge black rectangle made of an ...
- 66: The Odyssey
- ODYSSEUS: A MERE MORTAL, BUT PURELY MORAL In Homer's Odyssey, he uses the stories of Calypso and Circe to give a reader a glimpse at Greek values. Odysseus is a perfectly moral man by Greek standards. In the Calypso episode, Odysseus demonstrates the value of ...
- 67: Femininity In The Odyssey
- The many women that are included in Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey, all are presented with a certain appeal to them for which they come to attract Odysseus's eye. A group of the women that comes into contact with him are those helpful souls. Lets use ...
- 68: The Odyssey
- The ODyssey Throughout Odysseus long journey over the course of twenty years, Penelope continues to wait for her one true love, Odysseus. Penelope is patient, and loyal. Penelope and Telemakhos are approached countless times by the suitors ...
- 69: Loyalty Shown In The Odyssey
- Loyalty to family, community, and the gods is an important quality in the lives of ancient Greek citizens. These qualities are clear demonstrated in The Odyssey through Penelope, Telemakhos, and Odysseus. Penelope shows her loyalty in several ways. She shows loyalty to Odysseus by waiting for his return for twenty long years. She did not choose a suitor until she knew ...
- 70: 2001 A Space Odyssey - Jupiter And Beyond The Infinite - Set
- The film segment chosen was the final scene from Stanley Kubriks 2001 A Space Odyssey made in 1968. As the name would suggest, the film is set almost entirely in the future. Already having projected itself over 30 years into the future, it would be safe to assume that this ...
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