Odyssey Essay | Hospitality in Homer's Greece

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Hospitality in Homer's Greece

Summary: Examines Homer's Odyssey. Describes how hospitality played an important role on the characters' travels. Reveals that Greek hospitality to travelers was an essential part of Greek life because it allowed them to travel before developing a transportation, hotel, and restaurant system.
Throughout Homer's The Odyssey*, hospitality played an important role on the characters' travels. There were no phones, internet, television, hotels, or other conveniences people now use in traveling. People were less likely to travel and visit places as well as spread news because it was not as easy as it is today. Back then hospitality from other citizens was essential to those traveling because it gave them a place to stay, eat, and sleep. Also, travel back then was much slower because people had to travel by boat or on foot which took longer than transportation today. If it was not for Greek hospitality, there would have been a big barrier on traveling and it would have changed people's way of life.

Greek hospitality to travelers was an essential part of Greek life because it allowed them to travel before developing a transportation, hotel, and restaurant...

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