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Medieval Grammar and RhetoricLanguage Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475$
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Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199653782

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.001.0001

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Giles of Rome, Commentary on Aristotle’s Rhetoric, CA. 1272

Giles of Rome, Commentary on Aristotle’s Rhetoric, CA. 1272

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(p.792) Giles of Rome, Commentary on Aristotle’s Rhetoric, CA. 1272
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Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric
Author(s):
Rita Copeland, Ineke Sluiter
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0050

This chapter discusses the commentary of Giles of Rome on Aristotle's Rhetoric. Written around 1272, Giles's commentary reflects his lack of interest in the Ciceronian-Boethian tradition and in reconciling Aristotle's work with the more familiar rhetorical frameworks. This can be attributed to Aristotle's argument that rhetoric is like dialectic and is related to ethics. Giles also offers a refined view of the scholastic understanding of the difference between dialectic and rhetoric.

Keywords:   commentary, Giles of Rome, Aristotle, Rhetoric, dialectic, ethics

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