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encomium

a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
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Indeed Greek rhetoricians urged their students to use their encomia to praise virtues as an elementary exercise.
If one examines other specimens of Homeric encomia or even works which are not formally encomia but contain encomiastic elements one can see the general strategies that Dio had available to him (amplification, auxesis, of the topic of praise introduced at the beginning of the speech).
The baroque quest for novelty, excessiveness, and the marvelous is clearly exemplified in Bettella's study of the many praises of the dark-haired and dark-skinned woman (with all the implications of exoticism), the encomia of aging and declining beauty, as well as the truly disconcerting, albeit witty and parodic, exaltation of lice-ridden and bodily-infested women.
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reads Matthew's stories of "Jesus' origins, birth, nurture and training" as encomia, though he admits that "Matthew totally ignores Jesus' nurture and training" (103) in contrast to Luke (2:46-47).
13 Principum ac Illustrium aliquot et eruditorum in Angila virorum, Encomia, Trophaea, Genethliaca et Epithalamia a Ioanne Lelando Antiquario Conscripta (London, 1589), 1-2.
Two elements present in the photos but missing from the media's encomia of London are violence and nostalgia.
This is the final and damning judgment which Larson encourages, notwithstanding the encomia of Toomer's achievements as an artist which are scattered throughout the biography.
According to the Suda (or Suidas) lexicon (an encyclopedic dictionary of the 10th or 11th century), Colluthus was also the author of Calydoniaca (probably an account of the Calydonian boar hunt), Persica (an account of the Persian wars), and Encomia (laudatory poems in epic verse).
But even Shorris didn't point out that the Radoshian encomia to the poet should be qualified by the fact, omitted from Valladares's memoirs, that he worked as a police officer in the Batista regime.