- Latin elogium a short saying, an inscription, from Ancient Greek ἐλεγεία (elegeia, "elegy"). (Wiktionary)
“And Niccolo Machiavelli has a cenotaph in Florence at the Church of Santa Croce, the elegaic reads: "Tanto nomini nullum par elogium"/"For so great a name, no praise is adequate/No praise is equal to such a name"...”
“The tomb features an allegorical figure of Diplomacy above the legend "Tanto nomini nullum par elogium": No elegy is equal to such a name.”
“Such was the honourable elogium, on this young chieftain, pronounced by an accurate observer, whose praise was never lightly bestowed.”
“* Videte ne et hoc ad irreligiositatis elogium concurrat, adimere libertatem religionis, et interdicere optionem divinitatis, ut non liceat mihi colere quem velim, sed cogar colere quem nolim.”
“SAGUENS, De Vita, moribus et scriptis R.P. E. Maignani et elogium”
“Constitutio sive elogium Anysii" (Anysius was a general who had been successful against the barbarians); "Catastasis", describing the ruin of Pentapolis.”
“This elogium of St. Francis sums up his career for the forty-five years he worked in Malabar (1504-49).”
“St. Francis Xavier makes a very pretty elogium of him in a letter written to King John III of”
“A monument was erected in his memory in the church of the Santi Apostoli, at Rome, representing him as an artist in working garb, with an inscription: Tanto nomini nullum par elogium.”
“Further elogium on young Col. Credulity of a Frenchman in foreign countries.”
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