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Hospitality in "The Odyssey"

Summary: In Homer's epic poem "The Odyessey," the theme of hospitality for Odysseus's journey is a key theme. This can be seen in Odysseus's interactions with the Phaeacins. Without hospitality, Odysseus's journey home would have been nearly impossible.
Greek epics played a very important role in Greek society. During the Golden Age of Greece certain areas expanded, especially literature. Homer, a famous writer, wrote The Odyssey. This was an epic that showed not only the heroism of one man, but also the hospitality that he encountered that made his journey home much smoother. There are many themes in this epic but one of the most important themes is hospitality.

In this epic, the main character, Odysseus is the King of his homeland Ithaca; he is forced to leave home to fight in the Trojan War. He had to leave behind his wife Penelope, and his son Telemachus. After the war is over, he is supposed to return home. He encounters many challenges and hospitality is one of the only reasons he makes it back to Ithaca.

While Odysseus was still attempting to reach his...

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