The tenth and twelfth books of the Institutions of Quintilian

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. 1865 : ... Saleii Bassi. Saleius Bassus lived at the same period as the foregoing. He is warmly praised in the Dialogue de Orat. 5. Rabirins ae Pedo. C. Kabirius, and C. Pedo Albinovanus were both contemporaries of Ovid, by whom their talents were highly estimated. Lneanns. M. Annaeus Lucanus of Corduba (Cordova), author of the Pharsalia, nephew of the philosopher Seneca. He was born A. D. 38, and died by the command of Nero for participation in the conspiracy of Piso, A. D. 65. 91. Germanlenm Angnstnm. Quintilian here speaks of the emperor Domitian. His affected love of letters, and especially his pretensions to poetic talent it was fashionable during his life time to eulogize. He wrote a poem on the war conducted by his father and brother in Judca. The translation of Aratus, sometimes ascribed to him, was more probably the work of Germanicus the son of Drusus. Dona to imperio. Having given up the imperial power. Namely, to his father Vespasian and his brother Titus. For Tacitus says that, after he became emperor, he did not hesitate to boast publicly in the senate Et patri se etfratri imperium dedisse. Tac. Hist. 4, 86. Nnnieris. See n. on § 10. Sie gcrit. The reference is to his pretended victory over the Chatti, which Tacitus speaks of with so much contempt. See Tac. Agr. 39. Deac. In honor of the muses Domitian instituted quinquennial contests in music, poetry, and eloquence on the Capitoline hill, over which he presided in person. Suet. Domit. 4. This festival, called the Agon Capitolinus, continued down to the fifth century. See Merivale, Rome und. the emp. vol. 1. p. 163. Famillare. "Domitian affected to believe that he was the special favorite of Minerva. He founded annual contests in her honor at his Alban villa, and in these, too, he combined poetry and rhetoric with musical and gymnic exhibitions." Merivale, as above. 92. Inter vietrices. The words are quoted from the Eclogue addressed to Pollio. See Virg. Eel. 8, 13. 93. Elegia qnoqne. i. e....

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. 1865 : ... Saleii Bassi. Saleius Bassus lived at the same period as the foregoing. He is warmly praised in the Dialogue de Orat. 5. Rabirins ae Pedo. C. Kabirius, and C. Pedo Albinovanus were both contemporaries of Ovid, by whom their talents were highly estimated. Lneanns. M. Annaeus Lucanus of Corduba (Cordova), author of the Phar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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