from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sharing of thoughts and sentiments; or, thoughts and sentiments mutually shared.
- n. A Greek divinity equivalent to the Roman Concordia. She is often represented on coins.
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I recall that Plato issued some warning about sycophants and flatterers, but in the context of everything else he said about homonoia, I really can't remember what the significance of it was.
The individual possesses life or soul or mind which is in some way identical to the homonoia which animates, unifies, and directs the state.
I hope you’re happy now in your cocoon of ideological purity, where no one you read ever reads anyone with whom you fail to achieve total homonoia.
a much less relevant political unit; by praying for homonoia between Macedonians and Persians, Alex - ander indicated that the analogy of the body politic could be applied to the much larger Hellenistic mon - archy or even all mankind.
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