Concessum est rhetoribus ementiri. Quattro esempi di come nasce un tema declamatorio

  title={Concessum est rhetoribus ementiri. Quattro esempi di come nasce un tema declamatorio},
  author={Mario Lentano},
Where do themes come from in Roman declamation? In most cases this is a question with no answer; sometimes, however, we are able to find out the origin of the argumenta treated by Latin rhetoricians. That is what happens about Seneca the Elder’s Controversiae 6, 7 and 7, 2 and pseudo-Quintilian’s Major Declamations 1 and 2. The contribution aims to investigate the relation between these themes and their (literary as well as rhetoric) sources, in order to understand how Roman rhetores worked on… Expand


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