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nostos

(ˈnɒstɒs)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literature a homecoming or return as a literary theme, esp as pertains to Homer's Odyssey
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Giza pyramids and the Sphinx - CC via Wikimedia Commons CAIRO -- 31 January 2018: Egypt' s Minister of Immigration and Emigration Nabila Makram has launched the Nostos initiative, which will be active by the beginning of March 2018, to invite second and third generation Egyptians who live abroad, to visit Egypt's touristic attractions.
The Nostos programme aims at gathering Cypriots and Greeks or their descendants in Alexandria for a return trip to the place where they or their ancestors lived.
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The third and final section of this book addresses the epic trope of nostos, again developing a reading of Sebald's narratives in relation to his predecessors, classical and modern.
Firmly placing German Jewish writer Sebald's (1944-2001) work within the genre of epic, Itkin focuses in turn on three different archetypal episodes of the classical epic journey--katabasis, ekphrasis, and nostos.
The loan will support Nostos next stage of growth global expansion and continuous product research, development and innovation.
A palavra nostalgia advem de duas raizes gregas, nostos que significa "voltar a casa" e algia, anseio.
By studying that juxtaposition of aesthetic and moral differences, a deeper understanding not only of novel and film becomes possible, but also of adaptation studies, abjection, the nostos trope, and the "white blindness" that paradoxically exposes and obscures reason's horrific irrationalities.
Nostalgia, which was derived from the Greek word nostos for 'return home' and algos for 'pain,' is often interpreted as a case of 'acute homesickness.
7) The etymology of the word nostalgia is from the Greek nostos ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] ), which means return and algos ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) which means pain, literally being translated as the pain of (not being able to) return.
Etimologicamente nostalgia e um termo formado do grego nostos (reencontro) e algos (dor, sofrimento)--que pode ser entendido como uma doenca do espirito.
By pointing up the dangers of discovery that Odysseus barely escapes, such seemingly loose ends in the 'disguise' strand of the epic hint at alternative outcomes to the hero's nostos.