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Title The Chreia and ancient rhetoric : commentaries on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata / [translated and edited by] Ronald F. Hock
Published Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 345 pages)
Series Writings from the Greco-Roman world ; v. 31
Writings from the Greco-Roman world ; volume 31
Contents John of Sardis, Commentary on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata -- The P-Scholia, Commentary on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata -- John Doxapatres, Commentary on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata -- Rhetorica Marciana, Commentary on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata -- Maximus Planudes, Commentary on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata -- Matthew Camariotes, Epitome of Aphthonius's Progymnasmata
Notes "This is the third and final volume of the Chreia in Ancient Education and Literature Project sponsored by the Institute of Antiquity and Christianity at the Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. The first volume, The Chreia in Ancient Rhetoric: The Progymnasmata, appeared in 1986 and introduced and translated the chreia chapters from all the extant Progymnasmata as well as some related texts. The second volume, The Chreia and Ancient Rhetoric: Classroom Exercises, was published in 2002, and introduced and translated the various classroom exercises that used the chreia during the primary and secondary stages of the curriculum but especially during the third, or rhetorical, stage where elaborating a chreia became the principal exercise for students to undertake"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Text in English and Greek
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Subject Aphthonius, active 4th century-5th century. Progymnasmata.
Chreiai -- Translations into English.
Classical literature -- Translations into English.
Rhetoric, Ancient.
Genre/Form Sayings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hock, Ronald F., 1944- editor, translator
LC no. 2012041822
ISBN 1589836456 (electronic bk.)
9781589836457 (electronic bk.)