Iliad 6

Core Vocab: Xeniā

~A guest post by Janet M Ozsolak~ One of the Core Vocabulary terms of Hour 24 of Gregory Nagy’s The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours[1] is xenos which means, xenos [ξένος], plural xenoi [ξένοι] ‘stranger who should be treated like a guest by a host, or like a host by a guest; xeniā [ξενία] ‘reciprocal relationship between xenoi’; when the rules of xeniā do not work, a xenos risks defaulting… Read more