What is an Eulogy

A speech or writing in commendation of the character or services of a person; as, a fitting eulogy to worth.
ROOT WORD FOR EULOGY This comes from the Greek noun 'eulogia', which is a word chosen to be used in the Christian New Testament writers to represent the Old Testament Hebrew word 'baw-rahk' - a word that is usually translated to 'bless' in English Bibles. The root word is logos, the Greek word for 'word'. Eu is a prefix meaning 'goo eulogy in German is Eulogen - eulogy in Norwegian is lovtale - eulogy in Swedish is lovtal
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. Ambrose Bierce