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Melos,

Greece: see MílosMílos
or Milo
, mountainous island (1991 pop. 4,390), 58 sq mi (150 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the Cyclades. The main town is Mílos, formerly known as Plaka. The island's products include grain, cotton, fruits, and olive oil.
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Melos

 

an ancient Greek term meaning a tune, a melody, or a lyric poem intended for singing. In ancient Greek music theory “melos”meant the melodic basis of music. The teaching of harmonics and melopoeia was associated with melos.

Melos

an island in the SW Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: of volcanic origin, with hot springs; centre of early Aegean civilization, where the Venus de Milo was found. Pop.: 4771 (2001). Area: 132 sq. km (51 sq. miles)
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(Levi, 2003: 35) Il tono solenne, il discorso interrogativo e il riferimento al tempo cronologico, al quotidiano, e contemporaneamente alla metafora mitica del miele melos, e al fiume che scorre identico e diverso, come nella suggestione eraclitea, danno gia la misura dei confronti che la memoria e le memorie di Levi mettono in atto in questo racconto.
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