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Intitutio de Oratoria - Quintilian

The Institutio de Oratoria is Quintilian's only surviving work. It is a collection of twelve books written on the education of rhetoricians from childhood to death. The work has a rich history both of its influence on others, and others' influence on it. After it was published by Quintilian, it circulated sparingly, with little interest. Its influence finally disappeared around 800 A.D. It then reappears in the twelfth century, and becomes a strong influence in the middle ages before disappearing again in the mid 1100's. Its influence on the education of this period was so strong, that it has been associated to the end of the medieval period. During this time the work was in several incomplete versions, resulting from changes made by many people over the span of centuries. The resulting versions discouraged people from reading the work, and gave Quintilian a marred reputation. During the Medieval period, the forms of Quintilian's work that were available were the textus mutilatus (the text with big gaps), excerpts in florigalia (choice excerpts), Pseudo-Quintilian declamations, and rarely a complete text. In 1416, the complete text was re-discovered by Poggio at the St. Gall monastery. When he found the text, he quickly copied it, and brought it home with him. About forty copies of his original copies are still extant. The work became a strong influence again, and the demand for the work also grew strong. Between 1470 and 1539 forty-three versions were produced. --authored by Theral Mackey of the Georgia Institute of Technology


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Quintilian on Rhetoric
Quintilian on Rhetoric. ... Plato: Defines rhetoric as a philosophy rather than an art,
an unncessary tool. He's much more concerned with truth than Quintilian. ...

... of Domitilla, and the sister of Domitian. Quintilian taught rhetoric for twenty
years before he retired at age 50. After finished with teaching, he was asked ...

WLH - English, Writing, and Rhetoric
... Historical Foundations of Rhetoric. Graduate course. The Western tradition, from
the Sophists to Quintilian. Online: Syllabus. Lecture notes. Links to related ...

Arguments in Rhetoric against Quintilian
Arguments in Rhetoric against Quintilian Peter Ramus (1549, tr. C. Newlands
1986: PA6651.R3613) Reading Notes--Adam Kissel (Rhetoric Page). ...

... Background Materials: Classical Rhetoric: ... On-Line Texts: ... Resources:
Quintilian Bibliography. ... Site Information:

Quintilian’s treatise on Rhetoric:
Quintilian’s treatise on Rhetoric: Institutio oratoria (Institutes of Oratory).
freaking HUGE (12 books). focus on pedagogy (teaching). ...

Rogerian Rhetoric: An Alternative to Traditional Argumentation
... and rhetoric than does classical rhetoric. Quintilian for instance insists on virtue
as a precondition to good rhetoric: rhetoric is "a good man speaking well ...

Quintilian Directory and Quintilian Metasearch
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on Rhetoric Quintilian on Rhetoric How Does Quintilian 's Definition Compare to ..

Ancient Rhetoric
... Quintilian (42-118 AD). He further expanded Cicero's Rhetoric and emphasized
the idea that a good speaker must be a good man. Quintilian. 42-118 AD. ...

Bedford Books - The Bedford Bibliography: History of Rhetoric ...
... extended by Roman rhetoricians, notably Cicero [46, 48] and Quintilian [50, 51].
Classical rhetoric, although concerned with oratory, still influences writing ... - Results for Quintilian
... Electric Library's Free Encyclopedia Quintilian (Marcus Fabius Quintilianus), AD
c ... education, literature, the principles of rhetoric, and the life and training ...

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... by the Roman rhetorician Quintilian, perhaps the most influential textbook on education
ever written, was in fact a book about rhetoric. Inevitably, there were ...

Colin&Jonikka's Rhetoric Links
... on Quintilian. Annotated Bibliography. |return to index|. Plato & the Critics: An
Annotated Bibliography. General Works: Kennedy, George A. Classical Rhetoric and ...

Ancient History Sourcebook: Quintilian: The Ideal Education, c ...
... took up pleading and the teaching of rhetoric there. To understand the position
of ... the end of a youth's education. So Quintilian won honors and wealth in his ...

The Trivium - The Parker Family
... By Quintilian, ca. 90 AD. Institutio Oratoria. By Quintilian, ca. 96 AD; see
also History and Rhetoric In Institutio Oratoria and Quintilian on Rhetoric. ...

Review -- Selected Essays of Edward PJ Corbett
... achieve. Just as Quintilian’s Institutio oratoria established rhetoric in the curriculum
of the West, so does Corbett’s revitalization of his master. When ...

... six item bibliography, and hyperlinked elements in Quintilian's theory of education.
Rhetoric Encarta online encyclopedia article outlines the history and ...

... Quintilian on Rhetoric; Quintilian @ GA Tech; Institutio Oratoria: full text, but
might encounter problems with links due to relocation. Non-Internet Sources on ...

[sangkancil] A History of Rhetoric Explained and Defined
... at first Greek, and the great masters of theoretical and practical rhetoric, Cicero
and Quintilian, were both influenced by Greek models. Cicero wrote several ...

The UVic Writer's Guide: Rhetoric And Figurative Language
... Rhetoric is the art of persuasion. Classical rhetoricians such as Aristotle and
Quintilian organized the methods and tools of persuasion and theorized that a ...

Google Web Directory - Arts > Classical Studies > Roman > ...
... Quintilian -
A short but valuable assessment of the man and his teachings. ...

Allyn & Bacon/Longman: Catalog: History and Theory of Rhetoric ...
... at Rome. Roman Society and the Place of Rhetoric. The Rhetorical Theory of Cicero.
Quintilian. Longinus: On the Sublime. Rhetoric in the Later Roman Empire. ...

C. Ostrowski - Modified syllabus, HONORS CLASSICAL RHETORIC, ...
... Greek and Roman) rhetoric, from the pre-Socratic Sophists, through Plato, Aristotle,
Aspasia, Diotima, and Isocrates, to Cicero and Quintilian. By studying ...

xrefer - Rhetoric
... of Cicero and Quintilian were standard in British and American universities. Yet,
while students learned the classical languages and their rhetoric, their ...

Rhetorica ad Digitum Prototype
... Cicero: Cicero, definition of rhetoric. Quintilian:
Quintilian, definition of rhetoric. Definitions ...

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