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The Orators Education, Books 11–12 (The Orators Education, #5)
Title : The Orators Education, Books 11–12 (The Orators Education, #5)
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ISBN : 9780674995956
Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 5

Quintilian, born in Spain about A.D. 35, became a widely known and highly successful teacher of rhetoric in Rome. The Orator's Education (Institutio Oratoria), a comprehensive training program in twelve books, draws on his own rich experience. It is a work of enduring importance, not only for its insights on oratory, but for the picture it paints of education and social atQuintilian, born in Spain about A.D. 35, became a widely known and highly successful teacher of rhetoric in Rome. The Orator's Education (Institutio Oratoria), a comprehensive training program in twelve books, draws on his own rich experience. It is a work of enduring importance, not only for its insights on oratory, but for the picture it paints of education and social attitudes in the Roman world. Quintilian offers both general and specific advice. He gives guidelines for proper schooling (beginning with the young boy); analyses the structure of speeches; recommends devices that will engage listeners and appeal to t


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The Orators Education, Books 11–12 (The Orators Education, #5) Reviews

  • Christopher

    I'm sold. Overall, Quintilian was helpful and downright fun to read. This will not be the last time I crack these books.