Progymnasmata

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • Progymnasmata
  • George A. Kennedy
  • English
  • 12 February 2018
  • 158983061X

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Progymnasmata For Students Of Classical, Medieval, And Early Modern Literature And Of The History Of Education, Kennedy Classics Emeritus, U Of North Carolina Chapel Hill Presents And Comments On Four Greek Treatises For Teaching Prose Composition And Elementary Rhetoric They Were Written During The Time Of The Roman Empire And Studied Throughout The Byzanti

10 thoughts on “Progymnasmata

  1. says:

    If you want the gist and utility of it, read only the Aphthonius section He is the only one that provides examples of the various progymnasmata Also read John s Thesis section It s too bad the school system didn t teach these composition methods since what I learnt in my day is a shadow of what is ...

  2. says:

    At the point when you get really excited about finding a compilation of ancient Greek progymnasmata textbooks, you ve probably crossed the point of no return as a classical education nerd So what can I say Guilty as charged.The translations of these pieces were really good and I appreciated the commentary provided on these ancient textbooks Quick reviews of each of the five ancient textbooks included in this compilation, as judged by their relevance to teaching the progym The Exercises of Ae At the point when you get really excited about finding a compilation of ancient Greek progymnasmata textbooks, you ve probably crossed the point of no return as a classical education nerd So what can I say Guilty as charged.The translations of these pieces were really good and I appreciated the commentary provided on these ancient textbooks Quick reviews of each of the five ancient textbooks included in this compilation, as judged by their relevance to teaching the progym The Exercises of Aelius of TheonAelius gave a basic overview of the progym, but tended to be a bit long winded without as much valuable information to sift through It was a decent introduction, but not my favorite It was, though, the only section with advice specifically directed at educators for how to teach the progym, and some of those insights were valuable.The Preliminary Exercises Attributed to...

  3. says:

    In this translated collection, Kennedy glosses progymnasmata as preliminary exercises exercises classical students of rhetoric completed prior to declamation x Aelius Theon s text is particularly addressed to teachers, not to students and a lone among the Greek authors of progymnasmata describes classroom methods consisting of oral reading, listening, memorizing, paraphrasing, elaborating, and contradicting what has been read 2 3 As presented by Kennedy, Theon s sequence of exe In this translated collection, Kennedy glosses pr...

  4. says:

    The progymnasmata are preliminary exercises that were given to students who had completed their training in Grammar and Logic though sometimes Logic followed after the progymnasmata as part of the classical Trivium Grammar, Rhetoric, Logic The exercises are set...

  5. says:

    This is a useful collection and translation of primary sources on the progymnasmata exercises Although they are not all enthralling in themselves, the work is an excellent references, both for the sake of having the sources and fo...

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