Quantum potero voce contendam. La Pro Ligario di Cicerone nel giudizio di Quintiliano
The paper analyses one of the last voices of the Ciceronian oratory, the Pro
Ligario. After a reconstruction of the context in which the oration was produced,
the attention is focused on the reception of the text by Quintilian, who on several
occasions in the Institutio oratoria shows particular interest for the multiple problems
connected to it, identifying the peculiar characteristics.
L’articolo prende in esame una delle ultime espressioni dell’oratoria di
Cicerone, la Pro Ligario. Dopo aver ricostruito il contesto in cui l’orazione fu tenuta,
l’attenzione si concentra sulla ricezione del testo da parte di Quintiliano,
che in più passi dell’Institutio oratoria mostra un interesse particolare per i molteplici
problemi connessi con l’orazione, identificandone i caratteri specifici.
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