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Longinus was Greek, not Roman. He is dated sometime between 1st and 3rd century AD, and probably lived in the eastern part of the Roman empire. There is an onging scholarly controversy about...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2011 8:18 pm UTC

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According to Longinus in his essay "On the Sublime," the sublime is a style of writing that arouses deep emotions and brings people to a higher moral plane. Sublime writing moves us beyond the...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2019 6:30 pm UTC

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Longinus' Peri Hupsous, or "On the Sublime" is a Greek treatise, probably written sometime between the first and third centuries AD. The sole surviving manuscript attributes it to one Dionysius or...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2011 8:36 pm UTC

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Cassius Longinus (c. 213-273 AD, who lived and worked mainly inAlexandria, was one of the more renowned philologists of the third century. He wrote an Art of Rhetoric, lectured on Plato, and is...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2011 6:03 pm UTC

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It is important to study the word of these early critics of literature precisely because they are foundational in terms of our understanding of literature today, and they are the giants on which...

Latest answer posted October 8, 2013 5:59 am UTC

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