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Sunday, September 10, 2006

Words to Your Mother: Apotheosis

Apotheosis is deification, although it can also refer to an exalted example ("the apotheosis of courage").  This "godhood" has been granted to many famous leaders and artists by their respective cultures, including Alexander the Great, Homer, and Julius Caesar.  No respect for the blue-collar guys, I guess.

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