Tribute - Tribute in The Modern Era

Tribute in The Modern Era

Modern elements of tribute are restricted to highly formal and ceremonial rituals, such as: formal gifts being given to prove either fealty or loyalty upon the inauguration of a president; a wedding of a president's child while the president is in office; the accession or the marriage of a member of a royal family; and even in those show business marriages that are largely

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