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"Quintilian began the Inst. Or. in 91-93"[edit]

I removed this; it's old scholarship, and immediately debated. This rebuttal, for example, is from a review in JRS 15:274‑276. Bill (talk) 13:44, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

Overview of Institutio Oratoria[edit]

I've added an overview of all twelve books. Tried to incorporate the key themes/passages, but if anyone has anything to contribute or clarify, please do so! The two sections following my overview, "Quintilian on Rhetoric" and "Quintilian on Education," now seem to overlap a bit with some of my information. Perhaps we could reposition some of this text into the overview? It might be simpler that way. (Khaushee (talk) 17:19, 4 May 2011 (UTC))

Placement of Quintilian's Rhetoric[edit]

As I was adding this section, I realized that some information is repeated in the "Quintilian on Rhetoric" section. My idea was to define Q's rhetoric, placing it alongside Cicero, Plato, Aristotle, and Isocrates for comparison purposes. This kind of comparison is very helpful to college rhetoric students (I being one of them). (Khaushee (talk) 17:19, 4 May 2011 (UTC))