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Institutio oratoria. Book 2

Author: Quintilian.; Tobias Reinhardt; Michael Winterbottom
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With Latin text and a commentary, this is an edition of Book 2 of Quintilian's 'Education of the Orator'. It gives important insights into the way teaching was conducted in a rhetorical school in Rome in the first century AD, and discusses the various elementary rhetorical exercises, one by one.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quintilian.
Institutio oratoria. Book 2.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607731696
Named Person: Quintilian.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Quintilian.; Tobias Reinhardt; Michael Winterbottom
ISBN: 9780199262656 0199262659
OCLC Number: 64390490
Language Note: Latin text with English commentary.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: lii, 435 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The author and the book --
Teaching rhetoric --
Classroom procedure --
Quintilian and theon --
Defining rhetoric --
Historical context --
The main argument --
Source --
Strategies --
Note on the text --
Text --
Commentary --
Appendix : parallel passages in Sextus, Philodemus, and the prolegomena --
Index of Latin words --
Index of Greek words --
General index.
Other Titles: Institutiones oratoriae.
Responsibility: Quintilian ; edited by Tobias Reinhardt and Michael Winterbottom.
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An edition, with a full commentary, of Book 2 of Quintilian's Education of the Orator. Quintilian gives important insights into the way rhetoric was taught in first-century Rome. For him, the ideal  Read more...

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not only a first-rate piece of scholarship, but also provides clear and enjoyable guidance through the often unexplored territory of this text. * Jakob Wisse, The Journal of Classics Teaching *

 
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