Hermogenes (Hermogenes)( Greek speaker)
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Biography Hermogenes (Hermogenes)
Hermogenes; Hermogenes, from Tarsus (Cilicia), ca. 160-230 years. n. e., Greek speaker. As a teenager, a gifted improviser, and then - the author of manuals on rhetoric used by their brevity and clarity in all the rhetorical schools for centuries and are widely commented in the Middle Ages. Survived three works G., marked in the manuscripts of the general heading of rhetoric textbook. This treatises on the settlement of disputes (Peri ton staseon; lat.: De statibus), On the rhetorical ideas (Peri ideon; lat.: De ideis), On the selection of material (Peri heureseos; lat. De inventoine). The authenticity of this latest product, . narrating about proemiyah (introduction), . presentation material, . rhetorical arguments and various means of expression, . as a rhetorical periods and figures, . variety of styles, . questionable; apparently, . It came to us with interpolations and not fully,
Treatise On the resolution of contentious issues contains the famous and still relevant theory of the so-called staseis, circumstances that established the case. Total of seven, and the author distinguishes them by asking questions of any situation in the most complete form: who, what, where, with what, why, how and when. Styles devoted a treatise on the rhetorical ideas, which provides analysis and evaluation of the standard elements of speech (ideai), identified in the writings of ancient authors, mostly from Demosthenes. In it the author presents the characteristics of the style of works of Plato, Homer and others. Composing this was to become the basis of historical and literary studies, as well as serve as didactic purposes, providing students and lovers of orators oratory speech samples and extracts from famous authors.