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Tacitus, Cornelius. Dialogus de oratoribus

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    • (edtf) 0102
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    • (edtf) 0107
  • Form

    • (lcgft) Dialogues (Literature)
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    • Tacitus, Cornelius. Cornelii Taciti Dialogus de oratoribus
    • Tacitus, Cornelius. P. Cornelii Taciti Dialogus de oratoribus
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    • found: P. Cornelii Taciti Dialogus de oratoribus, 1894:p. lviii-lxiii (editor Alfred Gudeman discusses arguments by some scholars who have attributed this work to Quintilian or Pliny the Younger; concludes that it was written by Tacitus)
    • found: Cornelii Taciti Dialogus de oratoribus, 1893:p. ii-xxii (editor W. Peterson discusses arguments for and against Tacitus or Quintilian as the author of the Dialogus and concludes that it was written by Tacitus)
    • found: M. Fab. Quintiliani Declamationum liber, 1692:t.p. (... Dialogo de causis corruptae eloquentiae) half title p. 209 (Dialogus de oratoribus et caussis corruptae eloquentiae) caption title p. 211 (De oratoribus, sive, De causis corruptae eloquentiae dialogus, qui ab aliis Corn. Tacito, a quibusdam M. Fab. Quintiliano tribuitur)
    • found: Ancient Roman writers, 1999(Tacitus: Dialogus de oratoribus (Dialogue of orators), after A.D. 100; some scholars have rejected this as a work of Tacitus)
    • found: Oxf. comp. to classical lit., 1989(Dialogus de oratoribus: a dialogue on the causes of the decline of oratory, now generally accepted as the work of Tacitus; in this work oratory is discussed from a point of view different from that of Quintilian)
    • found: LCCS: PA6706.D5(Tacitus: Dialogus de oratoribus; authorship formerly much disputed, ascribed by some authorities to Quintilianus or Plinius Secundus)
    • found: Brill's new Pauly, 1 April 2011(Dialogus de oratoribus; written between 102 and 107; deliberation between Roman senators of the Flavian period on the reasons for the decline in oratory)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [AACR2 form represents the work and all Latin expressions. RDA form represents the work only.]
    • [Do not confuse the Dialogus de oratoribus of Tacitus with the Dialogus de causis corruptae eloquentiae, a lost work of Quintilian; some early published works (e.g., in 1675 and 1692) incorrectly assign the title of the lost work of Quintilian to the text of the work of Tacitus.]
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