Definition of nostos in English:
noun (plural nostoi-ˌtoi)literary
- The tale of Odysseus' journey home is a common theme of this tradition, called the nostos - homecoming.
- The last term in a completed string signifies destination, arrival, discharge, requitement, satisfaction, achievement, the nostos of Odysseus.
- The later is the most famous of the nostoi, the return of clever Odysseus to his wife Penelope.
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