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  • As a tribute to the magic of Venus, the Greeks used her fouryear cycle to organize their Olympiads.
  • Tomorrow, I’ll show you his fresco The Last Supper, which is one of the most astonishing tributes to the sacred feminine you will ever see.

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  • My friends, each of you is a walking tribute to the Divine Proportion.
  • He incorporated in many of his Christian paintings hidden symbolism that was anything but Christian—tributes to his own beliefs and a subtle thumbing of his nose at the Church.
  • To this day, most churchgoers attend services on Sunday morning with no idea that they are there on account of the pagan sun god’s weekly tribute—Sunday.
  • Stone tributes to real men.
  • On the back, Collet found notations scrawled in English, describing a cathedral’s long hollow nave as a secret pagan tribute to a woman’s womb.
  • The cornucopia or "horn of plenty" was a tribute to Baphomet’s fertility and dated back to Zeus being suckled by a goat whose horn broke off and magically filled with fruit.
  • The keywords with context were enough to remind him that Wagner’s opera Parsifal was a tribute to Mary Magdalene and the bloodline of Jesus Christ, told through the story of a young knight on a quest for truth.
  • Dead ahead, at the end of Champs-Elysées, stood the Arc de Triomphe—Napoleon’s 164-foot-tall tribute to his own military potency—encircled by France’s largest rotary, a nine-lane behemoth.

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as in: a tribute to the great actor Define
praise or something done to express admiration or respect
as in: demanded they pay tribute Define
payment by one nation for protection by another;
or: payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence

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