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.

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  • The individual possesses life or soul or mind which is in some way identical to the homonoia which animates, unifies, and directs the state.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • 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.

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  • 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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