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preeminent
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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outstanding or surpassing others in status, ability, or possession of a notable characteristic
  • ...indeed, that in its leading outline, the Iliad may be true to historic fact, that in the great maritime expedition of western Greece against the rival and half-kindred empire of the Laomedontiadae, the chieftain of Thessaly, from his valour and the number of his forces, may have been the most important ally of the Peloponnesian sovereign; the preeminent value of the ancient poetry on the Trojan war may thus have forced the national feeling of the Athenians to yield to their taste.
    Introduction (55% in)

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