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Anonymus Seguerianus
(127 words)

[German version]

Designation for the author of a rhetorical treatise from the 5th cent., publicized in 1840 by Séguier de St.-Brisson. For a time, the treatise had been falsely attributed to L. Annaeus Cornutus. This work is the epitome of a school book from the 2nd cent. AD (definitely prior to Hermogenes), which is predominantly based upon  Alexander [II 25],  Neocles and ( Valerius) Harpocration. The subject matter is the 4  partes orationis and also the 4  officia oratoris . It is an important source for the controversy between Theodoreans ( Theodorus) and Apollodoreans ( Apollodor…

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Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), “Anonymus Seguerianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e122990>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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