CLST 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Strategos, Pericles, Sophron

8 views7 pages

Document Summary

Different from the private "enemy" (ekhthros), who was usually a fellow citizen and was a comrade at war. When two cities were at war with each other, their citizens were polemioi - war enemies - to eachother, while private rivalries were suspended. Citizens of different cities could establish bonds of guest friendship, an ancient and very respected institution, especially for the elite. In this case, loyalty to the city and personal loyalty to guest friends could conflict. Betrayal of it is considered as an offence against the gods. The beginning of the relationship was marked by a ceremony. Xenia does not expire with the death of the original partners, but it is passed on to their male descendants. Perikles son of xanthippos, one of the strategoi (generals), knowing that invasion was imminent, suspected that, because arkhidamos was a friend ( xenos ) of his,

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
30 Verified Answers
Win an iPhone 13
Get a subscription and follow @oneclass.store on TikTok for a chance to win an iPhone 13. Learn more

Related Documents