honorand

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honorand

(ˈɒnəˌrænd)
n
formal someone who is being honoured, esp someone receiving an honorary degree from a university
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Khuri to the AUB Community stating that: "This year's honorands capture the essence of humanitarian institutional leadership, scholarship, arts, sciences, and healing.
Liz Bromley, secretary of Goldsmiths, said: "Our honorands this year are a remarkable group of people.
Honorands Dureid Lahham, Walid Khalidi and Eric Rouleau were
They galvanized the tradition and provided the terms by which honorands were known, both titles and iconograraphy." As an eques, Ovid was proud of the role that the equites played in granting the title pater patriae to Augustus (Fast.
It is clear that both of these honorands were Roman citizens.
Both texts explicitly compared the military achievements of their honorands to the ancient triumphatores: Alessandro Farnese was said to 'have equalled or surpassed the glory of the triumphs of his ancestors'; Marcantonio Colonna's memorial was decorated with figures of captured Turks, very much in the guise of defeated barbarians on an ancient Roman monument.
This occasion is not about honorands, however, but about you, the graduates.
The biblical volume i opens with valuable bibliographies of the two honorands. It includes textual studies of the Hebrew Bible (D.
Yet when the motion was made, it was successfully blocked; the honorands received isoteleia (equal taxation to citizens) but no citizenship rights.(21)
The assertion, underscored by the position of (one unconvertible word in Greek character) the end of the address, has the effect of establishing a direct correspondence between the honorands and the poet himself, and links the proem to the idyll's epilogue, where the narrator, bidding farewell to the twins in hymnic style, calls on them to send glory to his poetry (214-15).(36) |All poets,' he continues, |are dear ((one unconvertible word in Greek character)) to the Dioscuri, to Helen, and to the other heroes who sacked Troy giving aid to Menelaus' (215-17).