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Notes on Pseudo-Apsines

Heath, M. (2002) Notes on Pseudo-Apsines. Mnemosyne, 55 (6). pp. 657-668. ISSN 0026-7074

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Abstract

The paper discusses problems of text and interpretation in the rhetorical treatise traditionally attributed to Apsines:(i) two declamation themes mentioned in 1.33 are clarified;(ii) in 1.44 emendation of poiei to paiei is proposed;(iii) points of rhetorical theory in 4.15 and 5.10 are explained, leading to a defense of the transmitted text;(iv) an explanation is offered of the concepts of 'leading' and 'necessary' arguments in 10.3, and the implications of this passage for the composition of the treatise are briefly discussed;(v) at 10.14 deletion of synkriseos may be the best solution to the textual problem.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2002 Brill Academic Publishers.
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts (Leeds) > School of Humanities (Leeds) > Classics (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2005
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 20:53
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/394

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