oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - The forms of the Sententia in Quintilian VIII.v. 3-24

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



States literary discussions of Quintilian's views on the rhetorical sententia are usually confined to his very sensible precepts on the use of this device given in paragraphs 25-34 of Inst. Or. VII.v.2. Feels a closer examination of the neglected but important paragraphs 3-24 is justified, and now attempts to analyse them and to discern the system underlying Quintilian's treatment.

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