What does apotheosis mean?
The definition of apotheosis
Ap`o*the”o*sis, n. pl. Apotheoses.
Etym: [L., fr. Gr.

1 The act of elevating a mortal to the rank of, and placing him among, “the gods;” deification.
2 Glorification; exaltation. “The apotheosis of chivalry.” Prescott. “The noisy apotheosis of liberty and machinery.” F. Harrison.