Cicero's Topica

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Cicero's Topica is one of the canonical texts on ancient rhetorical theory. This is the first full-scale commentary on this work, and the first critical edition of the work that is informed by a full analysis of its transmission.

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Overview

Cicero's Topica is one of the canonical texts on ancient rhetorical theory. This is the first full-scale commentary on this work, and the first critical edition of the work that is informed by a full analysis of its transmission.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199207718
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/18/2007
  • Series: Oxford Classical Monographs Series
  • Pages: 452
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Tobias Reinhardt is Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Somerville College, Oxford

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Table of Contents

Editions of the Topica
Abbreviation
Introduction 1
1 The Topica in Cicero's Oeuvre 3
2 A Short History of the [actual symbol not reproducible] 18
3 The Anonymous Seguerianus 36
4 The Legal Aspect of the Topica 53
5 The Transmission of the Topica 73
List of Sigla 113
Latin text with facing translation 116
App. : Critica 170
Commentary 177
App Cicero, Ad Familiares 7. 19 369
Bibliography 371
Index Locorum 413
Index of Latin terms 427
Index of Greek terms 429
General Index 431
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