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  • Form

    • Eulogies
  • Variants

    • Encomia
    • Encomiums
    • Eulogia (Eulogies)
    • Eulogiums
    • Funeral orations
    • Funeral speeches
    • Panegyricks
    • Panegyrics
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  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Genre terms : a thesaurus for use in rare book and special collections cataloging, via WWW, July 29, 2014(Eulogies. UF Encomia. BT Commemorative works)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, July 29, 2014(eulogies. Laudatory speeches or written tributes.)
    • found: Reitz, J.M. ODLIS : online dictionary for library and information science, July 29, 2014(eulogy: A written or spoken composition in praise of someone or something, especially a person who is deceased. Synonymous with encomium.)
    • found: Görlach, M. An alphabetical list of English text types, in Text types and the history of English, c2004:p. 43 (eulogy: speech, writing in praise of (dead) person)
    • found: Wiktionary, July 29, 2014(eulogy (plural eulogies) 1. An oration to honor a deceased person, usually at a funeral. 2. Speaking highly of someone; the act of praising or commending someone. Synonyms: panegyric; panegyric (plural panegyrics): A formal speech or opus publicly praising someone or something. Alternate form: panegyrick (obsolete); encomium (plural encomiums or encomia))
    • found: Work cat.: Psellus, M. Psellos and the patriarchs, 2015:t.p. (funeral orations for Keroullarios, Leichoudes, and Xiphilinos) partial contents (Funeral oration for the most blessed patriarch Kyr Michael Keroullarios -- Funeral oration for the most holy patriarch Kyr Konstantinos Leichoudes -- Funeral oration for the most blessed patriarch Kyr Ioannes Xiphilinos)
    • found: Ziolkowski, J.E. Thucydides and the tradition of funeral speeches at Athens, 1985.
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