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Nostos (Ancient Greek: νόστος) is an epic whose subject matter is designated to be a story about the homecoming or return of a soldier is called a Nostos. The most famous example of one is Homer's The Odyssey which tells the story of Odysseus attempting to return back to his home in Ithaca.[1]

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  1. Malkin, Irad (1998). The Returns of Odysseus: Colonization and Ethnicity, pp. 1-3. University of California Press. ISBN 0520920260