His acquaintance with the family dated from their social palingenesis, when, after obscure prosperity in a southern suburb, they fluttered to the northern heights, and were observed of the paragraphists.
-- George Gissing, The Whirlpool
A perfect palingenesis was wrought by the restorer of the Persian empire, which pretty nearly re- occupied (and gloried in re-occupying) the very area that had once composed the empire of Cyrus.
-- Thomas de Quincey, The Caesars
Palingenesis is the combination of two Greek roots: palin, "again," and genesis, "source."