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Old June 3 2013, 05:23 AM   #19
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Re: Game of Thrones 3.9 - "The Rains of Castamere" - Rate and discuss

The ancient Greeks had a word for guest rights: xenia. I learned about this right from reading Herodotus and Thucydides. And, this belief is present in the Bible, most notably, when Abraham was visited by God and his entourage in Genesis 19.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xenia_%28Greek%29
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