Heath, M. (1999) Longinus On Sublimity. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society, 45. pp. 43-74. ISSN 1750-2705
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The traditional attribution of On Sublimity to the third-century critic Cassius Longinus has been rejected by most scholars since the early nineteenth century. The arguments against a third-century date are examined and shown to be unfounded. It is argued that the interest in sublimity and a number of aspects of the treatise’s vocabulary show distinctive points of contact with the evidence for Cassius Longinus, and with authors influenced by him. There is therefore a balance of probability in favour of the traditional attribution.
|Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information:||© 1999 Malcolm Heath|
|Institution:||The University of Leeds|
|Academic Units:||The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts (Leeds) > School of Humanities (Leeds) > Classics (Leeds)|
|Depositing User:||Sherpa Assistant|
|Date Deposited:||29 Aug 2007 17:46|
|Last Modified:||08 Feb 2013 17:04|