Hermogenes' on Types of Style

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UNC Press Books, 1987 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 159 pages
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Cecil Wooten has produced the first translation into any modern langauage of a key treatise of the ancient world. He provides a faithful English translation of Hermogenes' analysis based on a reliable Greek text established by Rabe at the beginning of thi
 

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Contents

Book 1
1
2 Clarity Saphēneia
8
4 Distinctness Eukrineia
14
5 Dignity Axiōma and Grandeur Megethos
18
6 Solemnity Semnotēs
19
7 Asperity Trachytēs
26
8 Vehemence Sphodrotēs
30
9 Brilliance Lamprotēs
32
6 Modesty Epieikeia
84
7 Sincere Style Alēthinos Logos
89
8 Indignation Barytēs 364
97
9 Force Demotēs
101
10 Practical Oratory Logos Politikos
108
11 Pure Practical Oratory Haplōs Politikos
119
12 Pure Panegyric Haplōs Panēgyrikos
124
Appendix 1 Hermogenes and Ancient Critical Theories on Oratory
131

10 Florescence Akmē
36
11 Abundance Peribolēand Fullness Mestotēs
41
12 Carefully Wrought Style Epimeleia and Beauty Kallos
54
Book 2
65
2 Character Ēthos
70
3 Simplicity Apheleid
71
4 Sweetness Glykytēs 330
75
5 Subtlety Drimytēs and Speaking Pointedly Oxeōs Legein and a Speech That Is Graceful Hōraios and Pretty Habros and Pleasurable Hēdonēn Exontos
81
Appendix 2 Hermogenes on Panegyric
138
Notes
141
Bibliography
151
Index of Passages Cited
153
Index of Topics and Names
155
Index of Technical Terms
158
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