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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Tertullian, ca. 160-ca. 230,
  • Rhetoric, Ancient

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [133]-139.

SeriesOxford theological monographs
LC ClassificationsBR1720.T3 S5
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 142 p.
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5741880M
ISBN 100198267088
LC Control Number70853182

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Ancient rhetoric and the art of Tertullian. London, Oxford University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Tertullian; Tertullian; Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Sider.   Ancient rhetoric and the art of Tertullian Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life in the ancient world, whether in the courtroom, the legislature, or on ceremonial occasions, and was described as either the . Robert D. Sider is professor emeritus of classical languages at Dickinson College and adjunct professor of history at the University of Saskatchewan. A leading expert on Tertullian, he is the author or editor of many works, including the popular 5/5(1).

The traditional rhetoric is limited to the insights and terms developed by rhetors, or rhetoricians, in the Classical period of ancient Greece, about the 5th century bc, to teach the art of public speaking to their fellow citizens in the Greek republics and, later, to the children of the wealthy under the Roman Empire. A rule-based approach to classical rhetoric is not fully capable of giving an account of the advanced art of ancient oratory. This view has already been advanced by Quintilian and Cicero. Tertullian by: Tertullianus, Quintus Septimius Florens , et al. Published: () Q. Sept. Flor. Tertullian's sämmtliche Schriften by: Tertullianus, Quintus Septimius Florens Published: (). In his book, Ancient Rhetoric and the Art of Tertullian, Robert Sider omitted any analysis of adversus Iudaeos because, as he stated elsewhere, the latter part of the treatise was an addition probably by someone other than Tertullian and taken from the third book of adversus Marcionem. Rather than accept that position unquestioningly this dissertation, inspired by Sider's Author: Geoffrey D. Dunn.

Tertullian was born about A.D. in Carthage in what is modern Tunisia and Algeria. they ought not to forbid the truth to reaching their ears by the secret pathways of a noiseless book.” Tertullian sought to counter the strong feeling against Christianity which led to the Edict of the Emperor in A.D. Ancient Rhetoric and the Art. Tertullian was known as the greatest theologian of the West until Augustine. Many of the western church fathers admired him, such as Cyprian and Jerome. Tertullian broke away from the orthodoxy of the church around CE to join the Montanist, a new prophetic sectarian movement founded by a Phrygian prophet, Montanus. Tertullian (/ t ər ˈ t ʌ l i ə n /; Latin: Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus; c. – c. ?AD) was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa. Of Berber origin, he was the first Christian author to produce an extensive corpus of Latin Christian literature. He was an early Christian apologist and a polemicist against heresy, including Era: Patristic age. Tertullian’s Rhetoric. Three facts that lie behind Tertullian’s rhetoric that are seldom considered: Greek philosophy Robert Dick Sider, Ancient Rhetoric and Art in Tertullian. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN: pp Robert D.