Cecilia (Caecilius)( speaker and literary critic)
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Biography Cecilia (Caecilius)
Caecilius, Caecilius, of Kaleakte in South of Sicily, I in. BC. e., speaker and literary critic. Freedmen (slave was named Arhagat), probably a pupil of Apollodorus of Pergamum, he taught rhetoric in Rome during August. The author is not of works of history uprisings of slaves (Syngramma peri ton dulikon polemon), . telling about a slave uprising in Sicily, . as not surviving numerous essays on the rhetoric, . aesthetic-critical and lexicographical works,
. However, Dionysius Galikarnaskim is considered the creator of a literary movement called attitsizmom. A comparative study of literature (synkreseis) and was, according to available data, the canon 10 Attic speakers. His main work was on hill (Peri hypsus) known to us through his polemical treatise by an unknown author under the same title (see. Anonymous) as well as work on the construction of rhetorical figures (Peri schematon). In both the works of C. presented his views on rhetoric. Because of his work have reached us only small fragments.