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The basic sense of the word xenos (plural xenoi) is “foreigner” – an outsider who stays for a short while in another community without becoming a full member of it. Xenoi usually applies to freeborn foreigners, but the word has a wider semantic range. A xenos could be (a) a “stranger” or “foreigner”
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Ancient History
EditorsRachel Zelnick‐Abramovitz, Roger S Bagnall, Sabine R Huebner, Craige B Champion, Kai Brodersen
Place of PublicationHoboken, NJ, USA
PublisherHoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781444338386
ISBN (Print)9781405179355
StatePublished - 2012


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