Hospitality Customs in Ancient Greece

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It is also not nice to be a burden to your host. No complaining, slouching, and being rude.

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The reason they took extra precautions to be hospitable, is so that they don't induce the wrath of their god, disguised as a stranger. This concept is actually called Xenia, which means "guest-friendship".

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