Anthologies of Historiographical Speeches from Antiquity to Early Modern Times: Rearranging the Tesserae

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BRILL, Mar 30, 2017 - Literary Criticism - 560 pages
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At the intersection of rhetoric, historiography, and the history of reading, Anthologies of Historiographical Speeches offers an introduction to a little-known rhetorical and bibliographic genre: the anthologies of speeches excerpted from history books from antiquity to the early modern period.
 

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Contents

Introduction Old Words in New Books
1
Part 1 Antiquity
23
Part 2 Byzantium and the Middle Ages
95
Part 3 Early Modern Age
171
Appendix Contiones Printed Anthologies of Speeches 14711699
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