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date: 15 October 2019

praise 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Roger ReesRoger Rees, Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson

In polities such as the Later Roman Empire where multiple hierarchies, rather than equality, are deemed both normal and natural, praise is the practical and active acknowledgement of the superiority of another being. ... ...

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