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Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Michael Winterbottom, Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo

Abstract

Declamation—the practice of training young men to speak in public by setting them to compose and deliver speeches on fictional legal cases—was central to the Greek and Roman educational systems over many centuries and has been the subject of a recent explosion of scholarly interest. This book brings together a broad selection of scholarly work published since 1964. The papers and reviews focus on two related topics: the rhetorician Quintilian and ancient declamation in general. Quintilian, who taught rhetoric at Rome in the second half of the first century AD, was the author of the Institutio ... More

Keywords: declamation, Quintilian, Major Declamations, Minor Declamations, Roman education, Greek education, textual criticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198836056
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198836056.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Winterbottom, author
Corpus Christi Professor of Latin Emeritus, University of Oxford

Antonio Stramaglia, editor
University of Bari Aldo Moro

Francesca Romana Nocchi, editor
University of Tuscia, Viterbo

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Contents

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Articles and Chapters

1 Quintilian and the vir bonus*

Michael Winterbottom

2 Problems in the Elder Seneca

Michael Winterbottom

3 Quintilian and Rhetoric*

Michael Winterbottom

4 The Text of Sulpicius Victor

Michael Winterbottom

5 Cicero and the Silver Age

Michael Winterbottom

6 Schoolroom and Courtroom

Michael Winterbottom

7 Declamation, Greek and Latin

Michael Winterbottom

8 Quintilian and Declamation*

Michael Winterbottom

9 Quintiliano e Virgilio

Michael Winterbottom

11 Cicero and the Middle Style*

Michael Winterbottom

12 On Impulse*

Michael Winterbottom

13 Quintilian the Moralist

Michael Winterbottom

15 More Problems in Quintilian

Michael Winterbottom

16 Ennodius, Dictio 21

Michael Winterbottom

17 Something New out of Armenia

Michael Winterbottom

19 Quintilian 12.11.11–12

Michael Winterbottom

20 Declamation and Philosophy*

Michael Winterbottom

23 The Words of the Master

Michael Winterbottom

Reviews