Rhetores Graeci
(681 words)

Authors of didactic treatises on rhetoric, from the 4th. cent. BC to the 5th cent. AD.


The wealth of Greek rhetorical textbooks illustrates the importance attached to rhetoric even outside the educational system. Only a small fraction of this literature is extant. Anonymous treatises, pseudepigrapha, and au…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Rhetores Graeci”, 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_0193>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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