Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius (Quintilian)
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b. ca. AD 35 in Calagurris [2] (Northern Spain);

d. ca. AD 100 in Rome;

advocate and orator; first teacher of rhetoric in Rome to be employed by the state.


Extant, are a textbook on rhetoric, as well as a collection of speeches (Declamationes minores), possibly published posthumously; the 19 Declamationes m…

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius (Quintilian)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0192>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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