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Latin and Hellenistic Rhetorics:
Selected Sources

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Athanassi-Fowden, Polymnia

"The Idea of Hellenism." Philosophia 7 (1977): 323-358.

Brink, C. O.

"Quintilian's De causis corruptae eloquentiae and Tacitus' dialogus oratoribus." Classical Quarterly 39 (1989): 472-503.

Clark, Donald Lemen.

Rhetoric in Greco-Roman Education. New York: Columbia UP, 1957.

Clarke, M. L.

Rhetoric at Rome: A Historical Survey. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1963.

Cobin, Martin T.

"An Oral Interpreter's Index to Quintilian." Quarterly Journal of Speech 44 (1958): 61-66.

Damon, Cynthia.

"Aesthetic Response and Technical Analysis in the Rhetorical Writings of Dionysius of Halicarnassus." Museum Helveticum 48 (1991): 33-58.

Daube, David.

Rabbinic Methods of Interpretation and Hellenistic Rhetoric. Hebrew Union College Annual 22 (1949): 239-264.

Dominik, William J., ed.

Roman Eloquence: Rhetoric in Society and Literature. London: Routledge, 1997.

Enos, Richard Leo.

"The Effects of Imperial Patronage on the Rhetorical Tradition of the Athenian Second Sophistic." Communication Quarterly 25 (1977): 3-10.


Roman Rhetoric: Revolution and the Greek Influence. DeKalb, IL: Waveland P, 1995.

Fortenbaugh, William W., ed.

Peripatetic Rhetoric after Aristotle. New Brunswick: Transaction, 1994.


Roman Rhetoric: Revolution and the Greek Influence. DeKalb, IL: Waveland P, 1995.

Fox, Matthew.

"Dionysius, Lucian, and the Prejudice against Rhetoric in History." Journal of Roman Studies 91 (2001): 76-93.

Goldberg, Sander M.

"Appreciating Aper: The Defence of Modernity in Tacitus' Dialogus de Oratoribus." Classical Quarterly 49 (1999): 224.

Keith, A. M.

"Slender Verse: Roman Elegy and Ancient Rhetorical Theory." Mnemosyne 52 (1999): 41-42.

Kennedy, George A.

The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1972.


Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1980.


"Later Greek Philosophy and Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 19 (1986): 121-.

Mack, Burton L.

"Decoding the Scripture: Philo and the Rules of Rhetoric." Nourished with Peace: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism in Memory of Samuel Sandmel. Ed. Frederick E. Greenspan, Earle Hilgert, and Burton L. Mack. Chico, CA : Scholars Press, 1984. 81-115.

 Parks, Edilbert P.

The Roman Rhetorical Schools as Preparation for the Courts under the Early Empire. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science 63. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1945.

Rutledge, Stephen H.

"Delatores and the Tradition of Violence in Roman Oratory." American Journal of Philology 120 (1999): 555-573.

Sacks, Kenneth.

"Rhetoric and Speeches in Hellenistic Historiography." Athaeneum 64 (1986): 383-384.

Schryvers, P. A.

"Invention, imagination, et theorie des emotions chez Ciceron et Quintilien." Rhetoric Revalued: Papers from the International Society for the History of Rhetoric. Ed. Brian Vickers. Binghamton: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1982. 47-57.

Wiethoff, William E.

"Obscurantism in Ancient Hellenistic Rhetoric." Central States Speech Journal 30 (1979): 211-219.