philoxenia


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philoxenia

(ˌfɪləˈziːnɪə)
n
an act of hospitableness and welcome
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Her made the statement after a meeting he had with young people from the three countries' diasporas who are taking part in a trilateral youth conference, at the Philoxenia conference centre in Nicosia.
The ancient Greeks embraced the concept of philoxenia, which held that a stranger should be welcomed into Athens as a friend.
IN MERSEY | Today, Stella Island, a bulk carrier; Chintana Naree, a bulk carrier; and Philoxenia, a tanker.
Former judge George Erotokritos said the creation of a secondary appeals court was a "very serious" undertaking, with the court expected to be housed temporarily in the old building of the Philoxenia Hotel with a possible start date of 2020.
REUTERS/Jamal Saidi/File Photo EgyptAir participates in Philoxenia exhibition in Greece EgyptAir has taken part in the 33rd international tourism exhibition Philoxenia held in Thessaloniki city in northern Greece.
The author of Hebrews also exhorts believers not to neglect the love of strangers (philoxenia), "for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it" (13:2).
friendship derived from her reading of Epicurean philoxenia or
I am from a country where philoxenia, which means hosting a stranger or hospitality, has always been very important.
Hospitality (Philoxenia) is a recurrent theme in Orthodox theology.
While "Philoxenia'' (which is Greek for "friendship to strangers'') is the inherent philosophy behind the festival, it's the abundance of a wide assortment food that seems to pack them in year after year.
"Analogues of the Deserter in the Gauertal Incident: Philoxenia in 'The Snows of Kilimanjaro.'" The Hemingway Review 33.1 (Fall 2013): 15.26.