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xen-ia, hê, Ep. xeniê Od.24.286; Ion. xeiniê (v.l. xeinêïê) Hdt. (v. infr.): (xenos):—
hospitality shown to a guest, entertainment, dôroisin ameipsamenos ..kai xeniêi agathêi Od.24.286; meixesthai xeniêi êd' aglaa dôra didôsein ib.314; kata xeiniên hospitii causa, Hdt.2.182; epi xenian elthein to come as a guest, Pi.N.10.49; but, epi xenian kalein, parakalein, also epi xeniai kaleisthai, kalein, prob. only as f.l. for epi xenia, v. xenios 1.2: in pl., Id.O.4.17; xeniai kai philotêtes And.1.145; hetoimaze moi x. Ep.Philem.22.

2. friendly relation between two states, or between a person and a foreign state, xeiniên tini suntithesthai, Lat. hospitium facere cum aliquo, Hdt.1.27,3.39; x. toisi Akanthioisi proeipe Id.7.116; epoiêsanto horkia xeiniês peri kai summachiês Id.1.69; dialusasthai tên x. Id.4.154; tas palaias x. ananeôsasthai Isoc.4.43; kata tên x. because of their friendly relations, Th.8.6; dia tên x. Plu.2.816a; pros x. tas sas by thy friendship with us, S.OC515 (lyr.); x. tinos with him, D.18.51; philian kai x. ib.284.

3. status of an alien, opp. that of a citizen, graphê xenias indictment of an alien for usurping civic rights, Id.Ep.3.29; xenias pheugein (sc. graphên) to be so indicted, Ar.V.718; agônisasthai Lys.13.60; haliskesthai D. 24.131; xenias grapsasthai tina Id.40.41.

II. guest-chamber, PSI 1.50.16 (iv/v A. D.); perh. lodging, Act.Ap.28.23.