Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Edited by: Manfred Landfester
The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts gives a clear overview of authors and Major Works of Greek and Latin literature, and their history in written tradition, from Late Antiquity until present: papyri, manuscripts, Scholia, early and contemporary authoritative editions, translations and comments.

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Quintilianus, Marcus Fabius (Quintilian)

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Author(s): Kuhn-Chen, Barbara
b. ca. AD 35 in Calagurris [2] (Northern Spain); d. ca. AD 100 in Rome; advocate and orator; first teacher of rhetoric in Rome to be employed by the state. Works Extant, are a textbook on rhetoric, as well as a collection of speeches ( Declamationes minores), possibly published posthumously; the 19 Declamationes maiores transmitted under the name of Quintilianus are undoubtedly spurious. For the Declamationes minores, cf. D.R. Shackleton Bailey (Teubner 1999 and Loeb 2006), and M. Winterbottom, (Berlin 1984). For the Declamationes maiores, cf. L. Håkanson (Teubner 1982), and th…