The Odyssey

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Treatment of Guests

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Why are Minerva and Telemachus given seats of honor and the best food and wine when they reach Pylos?

A

The Pylians distrust visitors and want to watch them closely.

B

The Pylians know Telemachus is Ulysses's son when they first see him.

C

The Pylians recognize Minerva even though she is in disguise.

D

The Pylians are following the appropriate customs towards guests.

E

Minerva and Telemachus's bellicosity inspires fear and respect