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    The Orator's Education: v. 1, Bk. 1-2 (Loeb Classical Library) (Hardback)(English / Latin) By (author) Quintilian, Volume editor D. A. Russell, Translated by D. A. Russell

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    DescriptionQuintilian, born in Spain about A.D. 35, became a widely known and highly successful teacher of rhetoric in Rome. The Orator's Education (Institutio Oratoria), a comprehensive training program in twelve books, draws on his own rich experience. It is a work of enduring importance, not only for its insights on oratory, but for the picture it paints of education and social attitudes in the Roman world. Quintilian offers both general and specific advice. He gives guidelines for proper schooling (beginning with the young boy); analyses the structure of speeches; recommends devices that will engage listeners and appeal to their emotions; reviews a wide range of Greek and Latin authors of use to the orator; and counsels on memory, delivery, and gestures. Donald Russell's new five-volume Loeb Classical Library edition of The Orator's Education, which replaces an eighty-year-old translation by H. E. Butler, provides a text and facing translation fully up to date in light of current scholarship and well tuned to today's taste. Russell also provides unusually rich explanatory notes, which enable full appreciation of this central work in the history of rhetoric.


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    Title
    The Orator's Education: v. 1, Bk. 1-2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Quintilian, Volume editor D. A. Russell, Translated by D. A. Russell
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 442
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674995918
    ISBN 10: 0674995910
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    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    10 January 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass