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Ad C. Herennium de ratione dicendi (Rhetorica ad Herennium)
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Open Preview See hrennium Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Rhetorica ad Herennium by Marcus Tullius Cicero. But most recent editors attribute it to an unknown author. The Greek art of rhetoric was first naturalized herrnnium Rome in the time of the younger Scipio, and Latin treatises on the subject were in circulation from the tim The Rhetorica ad Herrenium was traditionally attributed to Cicero 43 BCEand reflects, as does Cicero s De Inventione, Hellenistic rhetorical teaching.
The Greek art of rhetoric was first naturalized at Rhetoriac in the time of the younger Scipio, and Latin treatises on the subject were in circulation from the time of the Gracchi. But the books by Cato, Antonius, and the other Roman writers have not come down to us, and it is from the second rhetodica of the first century B.
Like Cicero’s incomplete De Inventione, which belongs close to it in time, this work reflects Hellenistic rhetorical teaching. Our author, however, gives us a Greek art in Latin dress, combining a Roman spirit with Greek doctrine.
It is a technical manual, systematic and formal in hereennium its exposition is bald, but in greatest part clear and precise. Indeed the writer’s specific aims are to achieve clarity and conciseness, and to complete the exposition of his subject with reasonable speed.
He seeks clarity through the use of Roman terms, and of specially cicerl examples; he seeks conciseness by keeping practical needs always in view, by scrupulously avoiding irrelevant matter, and by presenting methods and principles, not berennium host of particular illustrations of a given point. HardcoverLoeb Classical Librarypages. Published January 1st by Harvard University Press first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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I came to this book after reading Moonwalking with Einstein and taking an interest in the Art of Memory. For those looking to practice the Art of Memory, I think the Yates summary is superior in the sense that Yates’s book gives more versions for how the Art evolved over time and thus gives option I came to this book after reading Moonwalking with Einstein and taking an interest in the Art of Memory.
For those looking to practice the Art of Memory, I think the Yates summary is superior in the sense that Yates’s book gives more versions for how the Art evolved over time and thus gives options to work with. Overall though, this is a great work on the art of Rhetoric itself as well as Memory and for anyone interested in public speaking and persuasion.
Rhetorica Ad Herennium
It has a historical bent on how the court system worked in Ancient Rome but the principles apply in general today. As an attorney and one cicdro did debate in school, I wish someone had handed this to me back when I was View all 4 comments. May 09, Justin rated it liked it Shelves: The last paragraph will provide summary: I have told how it is proper to arrange these.
I have disclosed the method of delivery. I have taught how we can have a good memory.
I have explained the means by which to secure a finished style. If we follow these principles, our Invention will be keen and prompt, our Arrangement clear and orderly, our Delivery impressive and graceful, our Memory sure and lasti An interesting piece. If we follow these principles, our Invention will be keen and prompt, our Arrangement clear and orderly, our Delivery impressive and graceful, our Memory sure and lasting, our Style brilliant and charming.
In the art of rhetoric, then, there is no more. All these faculties we shall attain if we supplement the precepts of theory with diligent practice. Apr 17, George Rhetlrica. Although 1 Cicero cicwro really write it, rheforica it says nothing truly original, and 3 it was written over 2, years ago, this is an excellent trial advocacy manual.
The passage of memory. It has no indeed or toc. However if you are interested in reading about memory in this book jump to location – Can definitely improve in terms of the content organization to allow readers to use the text as reference. Jul rheotrica, Jeremi Doucet rated it it was ok Shelves: Came across this book after reading ‘Moonwalking with Einstein’, as many have, since it lays the foundation for modern day mnemonic techniques which are widely used in the field of memory.
Problem is, this topic is only adressed for 15 pages. Seen as the rest is dedicated to the art of rhetoric, it’s impressiveness lies mostly in the historical age of the text rather than the content itself which was somewhat dull in my view. Jun 15, Joshua Lister rated it it was amazing. Difficult at first but once I got the terms and the structure down it became easier to navigate.
The book is thorough and the organization is superb. It is the most interesting text book I have ever read. As a reference book, it is indispensable and I will likely refer to it many more times in my life. Jun 03, Ward Hammond rated it it was amazing Shelves: Something are timeless just the words change. Cicero calls a memory palace a background.
The rest of what he says is only obscure when he references people never heard of in the 21st century. Vivid ae and places in the series is the key to memorizing anything. Jan 24, Stace Lee rated it liked it.
Interesting look at classical techniques for developing argument, classifying and presenting information and for all elements associated with dialogue.
Surprisingly well presented and easy to use. Feb 21, The Reader rated it it was amazing. Cicero is helpful for use in my rhetoric class, particularly with adding the polish to the language and practicals of public speaking. Aug 20, Chiggins rated it it was amazing. The “Rhetoric for Herrenius” was probably not written by Cicero, although he most certainly used the text as a “handbook. Nov 10, Rick Herennlum rated it liked it Shelves: I came across this book from Douglas Wilson.
I would recommend his book, “The Rhetoric Herenniim unless you want in depth details. This rhdtorica nails everything on Rhetoric. I loved the section about Memory. Apr 24, Brian rated it really liked it.
Concise, clear, and possibly not even Roman. Jun 25, Travis rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a smart little handbook about rhetoric, and one of the most practical somesuch books that I’ve read. Jul 21, Jonathan VP rated it it was amazing. A must for statesman, lawyers and hommes du monde. Jun 08, Brian rated it really liked it Shelves: Excellent; shows just how constant the rules of communication have been over the years; what held true then holds true now.
Aug 06, Ibis3 marked it as to-read. Nov 23, Brent Pinkall rated it really liked it. A classic rhetoric text. Very thorough, yet concise. Jun 08, Joshua rated it it was amazing. Rigorously didactic, well organized, with lots of easy to follow examples.
Perhaps the best textbook-style treatise on Rhetoric in the classical period. Aug 25, Sarah rated it really liked it. Nov 07, Christopher rated it liked it. There are a lot of practical ideas in this book. I can see why it’s a classic. Feb 15, Douglas Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: Clifton rated it it was amazing Nov 30, Herrnnium rated it it hwrennium amazing Oct 15, Tommy rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Jan 06, Kelly rated it really liked it.
Not written by Cicero! Jul 27, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: