The Tenth and Twelfth Books of the Institutions of Quintilian; With Explanatory Notes

The Tenth and Twelfth Books of the Institutions of Quintilian; With Explanatory Notes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...style of Athenian eloquence, medio. See on 52. 81-84. The chief writers on philosophy are Plato, Xenophon, and Aristotle; the Stoics being omitted, as unprofitable to the orator. 81. M. Tullius. See Orator, 3. 12. Platonem; 429-348 'B.C. quadam, quodam. See on 7. pedestrem; nQv 6yov. The term, as descriptive of prose, was first used by Horace. O. 2, 12,19. Cicero's expression is oratio soluta. See Brut. 32. 82. Xenophontis. See on 75. inadfectatam, unstudied. Fericle. Cic. Brut. 59: mM--quam deam in Pericli labris scripsit Eupolis sesitavisse. Plin. Epist. 1, 20, 17: nee me praeterit, summum oratorem Periclem sic a comico Eupolide laudari: rieiOi Tij imKiBruo rotai xeea'"' 83. Socraticorum. See on 35. elegantiam, chaste simplicity, Aristotelem. B. C. 384-322. copia, the great number. inventionum acumine; freely rendered: his penetration in discovery, nam. See on 9. Theophrasto. Theophrastus of Eresus, in Lesbos, born B. C. 371, succeeded Aristotle as the head of the peripatetic school at Athens, where he died in B. C. 287. The story of his name being changed from Tyrtamus to Theophrastus on account of the "divine beauty" of his style, Btairitriov Qpdcreas, is probably a fancy of his biographers. 84. conligendo, in arguing; literally in syllogizing; but not necessarily in the technical form of statement employed in the schools, quae instituerant, what they had laid down; their principles. 85-131. The Representative Roman Authors. 85-98. Epic poets: Vergil, Macer, Lucretius, Atacinus Varro, Ovid, Cornelius Severus, Serranus, Valerius Flaccus, Saleius Bassus, Rabirius Pedo, and Lucan. Ennius is mentioned in passing, and the Emperor Domitian complimented. 85. Vergilius, 70-19 B. C. dederit, may afford; a polite...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236682491
  • 9781236682499