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a formal expression of praise

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The piece may be divided roughly into two halves: an opening doxographical section, where the opinions of several ancient philosophers and critics on Homer are assembled, and a second half where a variety of topics are covered which might be considered appropriate in an encomium of this subject: Homer's international reputation (6-8), the virtues of the man himself (9-10), the moral, practical, political, and even theological usefulness of Homer's poetry (11-12).
The reductive effect of this mode of reading is taken to its most extreme in Schussler Fiorenza's reading of 1 Corinthians 13, where she challenges the value of Paul's encomium of love.
1) This inclination found its expression in numerous poems and in the dedication of The Plain-Dealer, which is addressed to a procuress and contains an encomium of her profession.
Stafford convincingly argues that both women exerted much control over the composition of these works: the Encomium Emmae Reginae, written in 1041/42 for the Norman Emma (d.
Since such identifications normally boost rather than blame a contributor, this one must be read as an encomium.
1466 - 1536) Dutch scholar and philosopher, noted for his satire Moriae encomium ( The Praise of Folly, 1509).
Moria de Erasmo Roterodamo: A Critical Edition of the Early Modern Spanish Translation of Erasmus's Encomium Moriae
But perhaps the most powerful speech was delivered by President Reuven Rivlin, who offered a stirring encomium to Jewish solidarity, and promised that Israel would fight for Jews and their rights wherever they might be found.
Includes the encomium presented to him, musical examples, and photos.
Kochi, Mar 12 (ANI): Regional film industry of Kerala felicitated India's Oscar winner Pookutty, heaping on him encomium at a function in Kochi.
To ferret him out is no less worthy of encomium and of service to a higher cause than to smoke out a mole or expose a politician for malfeasance.
It was for its site's accessibility: 'good balance of usability and quality design' ran the encomium.
Chapter 5 focuses astutely on the Elizabethan mirror tradition as it shapes the rhetoric of encomium to a theory of history that regards past and present as mutually reflecting.
IN EMPIRE, MICHAEL HARDT AND ANTONIO NEGRI'S ENCOMIUM TO a deterritorialized global politics of the present, the authors provide an impassioned response to the proclivities of the politics of difference that emerged in the '80s.
That a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania would do so, and that Princeton University Press would publish it along with the author's encomium to his editor, is sad evidence of another kind of bankruptcy at both academic institutions.