Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric by George Alexander A. Kennedy | 9781589830615 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric

Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric

by George Alexander A. Kennedy
     
 

ISBN-10: 158983061X

ISBN-13: 9781589830615

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature

For students of classical, medieval, and early modern literature and of the history of education, Kennedy (classics emeritus, U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) presents and comments on four Greek treatises for teaching prose composition and elementary rhetoric. They were written during the time of the Roman Empire and studied throughout the Byzantine period; Latin

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For students of classical, medieval, and early modern literature and of the history of education, Kennedy (classics emeritus, U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) presents and comments on four Greek treatises for teaching prose composition and elementary rhetoric. They were written during the time of the Roman Empire and studied throughout the Byzantine period; Latin translations of some were used across Europe during the Middle Ages; and one was translated into English in 1563. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589830615
Publisher:
Society of Biblical Literature
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Writings from the Greco-Roman World
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

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