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Rhetorical Tradition in Ancient Linguistics
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Ancient linguistics was not confined to one discipline. Greek and Roman ideas on language were developed and employed in such diverse disciplines as philosophy, philology, technical grammar and rhetoric. The connections between these intellectual disciplines were strong. Rhetoricians made effective use of theories th…

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Casper C. de Jonge, “Rhetorical Tradition in Ancient Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000027>
First published online: 2013

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