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encomium

a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
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Composed for the ears of the pantomime fan, an epainos of dancing required the tropes befitting an endoxon encomion, the eloge of honorable things (see, e.g., Menander Rhetor 1.346).
This work has survived in a unique printed copy, Sir Thomas Wrothe His Sad Encomion, Upon his Dearest Consort, Dame Margaret Wrothe (1635), now in the Huntington Library, California (RB 79888).
Das theur und kunstlich buochlin Morie Encomion, das ist ein Lob der Thorhait, von Erasmo Roterodamo schimpfflich gespilt ...