Epitome is a related term of syllabus.
As nouns the difference between epitome and syllabus
is that epitome
) (embodiment or encapsulation of
) while syllabus
is a summary of topics which will be covered during an academic course, or a text or lecture.
(of a class of items) The embodiment or encapsulation of.
(of a class of items) A representative example.
(of a class of items) The height; the best.
(of a written document) A brief summary.
The sense ‘the height, the best’ is considered incorrect by some; instead, `pinnacle' may be preferred.
* (an embodiment of) in a nutshell (modern idiom), synopsis
* (the best) greatest
* (a summary) abstract, synopsis
A summary of topics which will be covered during an academic course, or a text or lecture.