Xenia is the generosity and courtesy shown in the guest-host relationship. The whole concept of xenia began with the couple Baucis and Philemon, the only two people in their town to welcome the two disguised gods Zeus and Hermes into their home. The two were rewarded for their generosity, and the others punished. So in fear of the gods showing at their door, Greeks would welcome anyone with open arms and give them gifts; Homeowners would also receive gifts in return from the travelers. (Manolis) One of the first encounters of hospitality was when Odysseus receives advice from Circe.
Moreover, we share lots of common favorite fashion brand, our taste in fashion is close. There are so many similar characteristic between. The most special one is that we both enjoy cooking very much. I have never heard of a boy that love cooking by themselves so much. At first I though he is just exaggerate, however, at once he invite me to his home and cooking a dinner by himself.
Alcinous and his wife, Arete, are so impressed by Odysseus’ cleverness and stratagems that they offer the hand of their daughter, Nausicaa, in marriage. When Alcinous finds out about Odysseus’ identity, he is honored to have such a guest on his island and organizes a feast where Odysseus tells about his adventures at sea. Alcinous promises Odysseus even to bring him home to his fatherland. This really shows that being a good host was extremely important in the Greek mythology. In our times, when we think of hospitality we think of greeting people and smiling at them not offering them gifts and the hand of their
Throughout The Odyssey, the protagonist Odysseus is acquainted with the leaders and creatures of multiple islands on his journey back to Ithaka. Hospitality is an important aspect of Ancient Greek life, and the different people Odysseus encounters treat him with differing levels of respect. The various portrayals of the guest to host relationship can be seen through different actions taken by both parties. In The Odyssey, the recurring motif of hospitality that occurs in Odysseus ' journey and at his home in Ithaka provides evidence to the moral ethics of each character and their relationship with the gods. Some leaders Odysseus met and inquired aid from treated Odysseus with dignity.
If you ever have the chance, visit the locals, enjoy their culture and their hospitality. Even if a person’s home may be small and simple with no decorations, they will wholeheartedly invite you in for a drink and a meal. The people you meet in the villages will always treat you like an old friend, even If it is the first time you have met. Enjoy their hospitality, and get ready for the amazing stories that they will share with you. When I came to Guangzhou, it was only for a visit, two years later and I am still here.
The movie portrayed Leo as a very loving and devoted husband who tried his level best to help Paige regain her memories. In order to help her remember, he reminded her of all the romantic moments they had together. In addition, he took Paige to the restaurant where they first met and to the lake where they often went to swim/spend time together. Nevertheless, all these things did not immediately remind Paige of their marriage and time
This two cultures have different view about compliment. In USA, compliment is always given to someone who has done an admiration action. For examples, teacher who always give a praise to her students by saying, “ You know Tom. You did a good gob.” Then, it also can be said to build and keep a social relation with other, for examples: “That’s a delicious dinner, thanks for having us.” (Yu. 2005).
Unlike most men he knew, he really pitched in on the housework.” This statement shows that this relationship was built on equality, as the couple shares the burden of house chores. “Helping out with the dishes was a way he had of showing how considerate he was.” Also, this statement supports the idea that this husband was considerate and helpful to his wife. Although “Say Yes” begins with an ever so carefree mood, it quickly takes a turn when the question of interracial marriage is “somehow” brought up. At the surface, this short story seems as though the argument is purely over the
Historical evolution of Ancient Roman Medical Tourism Romans as the name suggests are mark for Royal fairs and festivities. They used hot water baths often referred as thermae not only for medicinal baths but also to celebrate their social networking functions at this venue. Romans never believed in Spartan healing and those who have enough money would prefer to select richly decor lavish baths and hot springs that were present in those days. The Facilities in those bath houses are considered as a a lavish lifestyle of living, and only the rich section of the society were having accessibility because of its affordability monetary wise. The famous health care centre of 21st centure like the Swank health care centers which are the most elaborated medical tourism complexes with rich decorum of upholstery and furniture and some medical centers include activities like, theatre, lounges, art galleries, conference halls, brothel houses and activities for sports and games and other entertainment facilities.
The Filipinos, as represented by the selected BC 25 students, are hospitable. Filipinos go to the extent of spending a lot, even incurring debt, to show their utmost generosity and friendly treatment of visitors and guests. The hospitality of Filipinos is evident during feasts, house visits, and other special occasions. According to Negosentro (2015) with regards to the spending habit of Filipinos and hospitality: Filipino’s cultural predisposition to get along with others puts them in a situation where they: spend for co-workers snack or lunch as a treat because it is their birthday or payday, obligatory celebration held for relatives and neighbors because a balikbayan has just arrived, not being able to say no to everyone who’s needing financial aid. Filipinos love treats and feasts.