Marcus Fabius Quintilianus (c.35 – c. 100 AD)


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Statue of Quintilian, Roman Educator

Institutio Oratoria 

The Roman orator and pedagogue Marcus Fabius Quintilianus lived from about 35 to 100 A.D. A Spaniard by birth, he came to prominence during the Flavian dynasty and counted famous authors like Pliny as his students.
Here he explains the qualities of the ideal public speaker and his methods.
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Title page of Quintilian’s Institutio oratoria, ed. by Pieter Burman(n) the Elder, Leiden 1720. 


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