Apotheosis


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Aug 25 2019 1 mins   22

Apotheosis is a noun that means the highest point of development.

Our word of the day comes indirectly from the Ancient Greeks who had the interesting habit of ‘granting’ someone in your bloodline god status. Apparently this was so common, there was a word for it. That word is our word of the day, apotheosis and its literal translation was “making into a god.” 

The word’s meaning has evolved over time into its present meaning. But it’s easy to see how “making into a god” could be the basis of “the highest point of development.”

Max’s career peaked in the late eighties. I feel he reached his apotheosis with his seventh album.