QUINTILIAN° (Marcus Fabius Quintilianus; first century C.E.), Roman rhetorician. In language reminiscent of Tacitus he berates the founder (Moses?, though some have thought, probably wrongly, that Jesus is meant) for having concentrated his people in cities as a curse to others (Institutio Oratoria 3:7, 21). (Jacob Petroff)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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  • Quintilian — Quintilian,   eigentlich Mạrcus Fabius Quintilianus, * Calagurris (heute Calahorra, Spanien) um 30 n. Chr., ✝ Rom um 96; wirkte seit 68 als Redner und Lehrer der Rhetorik in Rom und schrieb im Alter die zwölf Bücher seiner »Institutio oratoria« …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Quintilian — [kwin til′yən] (L. name Marcus Fabius Quintilianus) A.D. 35? 96?; Rom. rhetorician, born in Spain …   English World dictionary

  • Quintilian — Not to be confused with Quintillion. Quintilian s statue in Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain Marcus Fabius Quintilianus (ca. 35 – ca. 100) was a Roman rhetorician from Hispania, widely referred to in medieval schools of rhetoric and in …   Wikipedia

  • Quintilian — Büste Quintilians im Ulmer Münster, um 1470 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quintilian — /kwin til yeuhn, ee euhn/, n. (Marcus Fabius Quintilianus) A.D. c35 c95, Roman rhetorician. * * * Latin Marcus Fabius Quintilianus born AD 35, Calagurris Nassica, Hispania Tarraconensis died after 96, Rome Latin teacher and writer. Quintilian was …   Universalium

  • Quintilian — biographical name circa A.D. 35 circa 100 Marcus Fabius Quintilianus Roman rhetorician …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • QUINTILIAN — QuintIlianus …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • Quintilian — Quin•til•ian [[t]kwɪnˈtɪl yən, i ən[/t]] n. big (Marcus Fabius Quintilianus) a.d. c35–c95, Roman rhetorician …   From formal English to slang

  • Quintilian — /kwɪnˈtɪliən/ (say kwin tileeuhn) noun (Marcus Fabius Quintilianus), AD c.35–c.95, Roman rhetorician; known for his Institutio Oratoria (c.95) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Quintilian — Quin|ti|li|an, Quin|ti|li|a|nus (römischer Redner, Verfasser eines lateinischen Lehrbuches der Rhetorik) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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