Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary
By (author) Tobias Reinhardt
Normal Price: $318.95
Your Price: $287.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $31.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $14.35 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to order, no due date
Cicero's Topica by Tobias Reinhardt
Book DescriptionCicero's Topica is one of the canonical texts on ancient rhetorical theory. This is the first full-scale commentary on this work, and the first critical edition that is informed by a full analysis of its transmission. Cicero recommends an Aristotelian theory of argumentation to an expert on Roman law. The introduction and the commentary seek to elucidate the exact origins of the theory of argument used by Cicero and explain how it works. Moreover, since Cicero's suggestions for a reform of Roman civil law have parallels in similar efforts within the legal profession, Tobias Reinhardt considers how much common ground there is between Cicero and the jurists.
Buy Cicero's "Topica" book by Tobias Reinhardt from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780199263462
Classification: Literary studies: classical, early & medieval , Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500 , Semantics, discourse analysis, etc
Format: Hardback (223mm x 146mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
You might also like...
Classical Literature by Richard Jenkyns
What makes Greek and Roman literature great? How has classical literature influenced Western culture? What did Greek and Roman authors learn from each other? The author deals with these questions.
Race, Caste, and Indigeneity in Medieval Spanish Travel Literature by Michael Harney
The origins of present-day Ibero-American racialization can be traced to the period when Europe straddled the boundary between the Middle Ages and the era of New World exploration. Focusing on themes of race, caste, and indigeneity in travel narratives, Harney explores this already internationalized world of late-medieval and early-modern Europe.
Ovid Recalled by L. P. Wilkinson
Originally published in 1955, this introductory text was created for the general reader or students of the classics seeking a greater understanding of Ovid.
English Psalms in the Middle Ages, 1300-1450 by Annie Sutherland» View more books like these...
English Psalms in the Middle Ages, 1300-1450 explores the many versions of the vernacular psalms which circulated in the period, raising questions about interactions between Latinity and vernacularity in the late Middle Ages and situating the translated psalms in a literary and theoretical context.
Books By Author Tobias Reinhardt
Cicero's 'Topica', Paperback (November 2006)
Cicero's Topica is one of the canonical texts on ancient rhetorical theory. This is the first full-scale commentary on this work, and the first critical edition of the work that is informed by a full analysis of its transmission.
Quintilian Institutio Oratoria, Hardback (June 2006)» View all books by Tobias Reinhardt
An edition, with a full commentary, of Book 2 of Quintilian's Education of the Orator. Quintilian gives important insights into the way rhetoric was taught in first-century Rome. For him, the ideal orator unites technical accomplishment and virtue - he is 'a good man, skilled in speaking'.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Cicero's "Topica" book by Tobias Reinhardt and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Tobias Reinhardt
Tobias Reinhardt is Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Somerville College, Oxford
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
© 2003-2015. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.