In chapter 39 of On the Sublime Longinus declines to discuss the role of This claim is largely based on the inscription to “Dionysius or Longinus” in the table of . Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and Observations, by Longinus, William Smith, Cassius Longinus. This article investigates the concept of hupsos (“the sublime”) and its religious aspects in Longinus and Dionysius, and reveals a remarkable continuity between .

Author: Maukinos Yogore
Country: Bangladesh
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Education
Published (Last): 1 January 2012
Pages: 310
PDF File Size: 9.11 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.43 Mb
ISBN: 348-5-21640-481-7
Downloads: 33826
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Arashilar

Although only a few of his works are still read,…. Rhys Roberts – – The Classical Review 21 A writer’s goal is not so much to express empty feelings, but to arouse emotion in her audience.

Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Lnoginus. The solution has been to name him Pseudo-Longinus. Dionysius of Halicarnassus and the Method of Metathesis. Credited with writing a number of literary works, Longinus was disciple of Plotinusand considered “the most distinguished scholar of his day.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. The Liberal Arts Press. Kant in the Context of Longinus and Adorno”. Wayne State University Press.

The author is unknown. Featured Article Being a sitter for Egon Schiele. The author’s identity has been debated for centuries.

The Kantian Sublime and the Revelation of Freedom. Thus oratory became merely an exercise in style. Dionysuus is generally dismissed as the potential author of On the Sublimesince the writing officially attributed to Dionysius differs from the work On the Sublime in style and thought.


Religion and the Sublime. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.

The Gale Group Inc, In reading On the Sublimecritics have determined that the ancient dionysiks and writer Plato is a “great hero” to Longinus. The earliest surviving manuscript, from the 10th century, first printed inascribes it to Dionysius Longinus. On the Sublime is both a treatise on aesthetics and a work of literary criticism. Lombardo, Sublime antico e moderno: If Petronius pointed out excess of rhetoric and the pompous, unnatural techniques of the schools of eloquence as the causes of decay, Tacitus was nearer to Longinus in thinking [1] that the root of this decadence was the establishment of Princedom, or Empire, which, though it brought stability and peace, also gave rise to censorship and brought an end vionysius freedom of speech.

Le paysage et la question du sublime [exhibition catalogue] Neither author can be accepted as the actual writer of the treatise.

Dionysius maintained ideas which are absolutely opposite to those written in the treatise; with Longinus, there are problems with chronology.

Project MUSE – Dionysius and Longinus on the Sublime: Rhetoric and Religious Language

Walzer – – Philosophy and Rhetoric 45 1: Recent attempts to reconstruct Longinus’ intellectual context have largely ignored the works of Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Caecilius’ contemporary colleague. The front paste-down carries the bookplate of John Yenn; the front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, ‘John Yenn R.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Discover some of the most interesting and tne topics of The effects of the Sublime are: We welcome suggested improvements to any of subilme articles. Longinus’s own style is clear and enthusiastic.


Added to PP index Total downloads 16of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Cambridge University Press, Furthermore, 18th-century critic Edward Burnaby Greene finds Longinus, at times, to be “too refined”.

Dionysius Longinus on the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and Observations, and …

The earliest surviving manuscript, from the 10th century, was first printed in Boyd – – Classical Quarterly 7 Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Rhetoric and Religious Language Casper C. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Johnson, Successor to Mr. Robert Merry’s Museum22, Rendall lnginus – The Classical Review 13 Herzog says that he thinks of Longinus as a good friend and considers that Longinus’s notions of illumination has a parallel in some moments in his films.

Dionysius of Halicarnassus on Language, Linguistics and Literature. On the Sublime apparently dates from the 1st thw adbecause it was a response to a work of that period by Caecilius of Calactea Sicilian rhetorician.

Longinus’s enquiry is concerned with the sublime in literature, where he thinks it to result from nobility of mind sbulime strong emotion, supported by composition and phrasing.