In chapter 39 of On the Sublime Longinus declines to discuss the role of This claim is largely based on the inscription to “Dionysius or Longinus” in the table of . Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and Observations, by Longinus, William Smith, Cassius Longinus. This article investigates the concept of hupsos (“the sublime”) and its religious aspects in Longinus and Dionysius, and reveals a remarkable continuity between .

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Liberal Arts Press, Dionysius of Halicarnassus wrote under Augustus, publishing a number of works. Finally, Longinus sets out five sources of sublimity: Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Added to PP index Total downloads 16of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

The error does imply that when the codex was written, the trails of the real author were already lost.

Walldraughtsman Gerard van der Guchtengraver. Dionysius of Halicarnassus C. Knepper – – American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 82 4: Michael Scott lomginus – Philosophy Compass 5 6: Rendall – – The Classical Review 13 On Great Writing On the Sublime. Wall and engraved by G.


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According to this statement, one could think that the sublime, for Longinus, was only a moment of evasion from reality. Families Teachers and students Groups Access. Lord Byron, British Romantic poet and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination…. Subsequent interpretations have attributed the work to Dionysius of Halicarnassus 1st century or Cassius Longinus c.

Longinus is one of the first Greeks to cite a passage from the Bible Genesis 1: Furthermore, 18th-century critic Edward Burnaby Greene finds Sublome, at times, to be “too refined”.

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Boyd – – Classical Quarterly 7 Longinus’s own style is clear and enthusiastic. Wikisource has original text related to this article: It is written in an epistolary form and the final part, possibly dealing with public speaking, has been lost.

Find it on Scholar. The effects of the Sublime are: The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. Dionysius and Longinus on the Sublime: He quotes from Longinus: From Antiquity to llnginus Present.

From Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres 2nd ed. The solution has been to name him Pseudo-Longinus. Cambridge University Press, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. On the Sublime apparently dates from the 1st century adbecause it was a response to a work of that period by Caecilius of Calactea Sicilian rhetorician.


Longinus rebels against sjblime popular rhetoric of the time by implicitly attacking ancient theory in its focus on a detailed criticism of words, metaphors, and figures. Views Read Edit View history. Let there be earth, and there was.

The frontispiece is signed as designed by J. He later moved to Asia Minor, where he achieved the position of advisor to Zenobiathe queen of Palmyra.

Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and Observations, and …

The End of the Line. American Journal of Philology 2: Longinus’s enquiry is concerned with the sublime in literature, where he thinks it to result from nobility of mind and strong emotion, supported by composition and phrasing.

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