Sentence Examples


  • The encomium upon Hiero II.
  • The little that is known of him is to be found in his letters and the encomium by his pupil and successor Choricius.
  • Thorpe, London, 1848-1849); Encomium Emmae (ed.
  • His extant works are - (i) a speech before Arcadius, De regno; (2) Dio, sive de suo ipsius instituto, in which he signifies his purpose to devote himself to true philosophy; (3) Encomium calvitii (he was himself bald), a literary jeu d'esprit, suggested by Dio Chrysostom's Praise of Hair; (4) De providentia, in two books; (5) De insomniis; (6) 157 Epistolae; (7) 12 Hymni, of a contemplative, Neoplatonic character; and several homilies and occasional speeches.
  • The Moriae encomium was a sign of his decision.