Role Of Hospitality In The Odyssey

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LEFT justify and indent first line. TAG? CA? In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, Ancient Greeks strongly believed in providing their guests with excellent hospitality because in Ancient Greece, it was believed that any stranger may be a god in disguise, so Penelope does nothing out of the ordinary when she warmly welcomes people into her home. Though Penelope treats her guests no differently than she would a king, she enjoys and is comforted by the presence of her hosts, and she takes care of and provides hospitality for people that she does not even know. Penelope goes out of her way to be a magnificent host because it's expected of her. Penelope being gracious is when she instructs her maids to make a beggar, who has a story to tell about Odysseus,
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