Hermagoras of Temnos

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Hermagoras of Temnos (, fl. 1st century BC) was an Ancient Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of rhetoric in Rome, where the Suda states he died at an advanced age.wikipedia
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Hermagoras of Temnos (, fl. 1st century BC) was an Ancient Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of rhetoric in Rome, where the Suda states he died at an advanced age. Hermagoras's chief opponent was Posidonius of Rhodes, who is said to have contended with him in argument in the presence of Pompey.
After surrendering its independence Rhodes became a cultural and educational center for Roman noble families and was especially noted for its teachers of rhetoric, such as Hermagoras and the unknown author of Rhetorica ad Herennium.

Temnos

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Hermagoras of Temnos (, fl. 1st century BC) was an Ancient Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of rhetoric in Rome, where the Suda states he died at an advanced age.
One of the city's more noteworthy figures was the rhetorician Hermagoras.

Titus Accius

The members of his school, among whom numbered the jurist Titus Accius, called themselves Hermagorei.
Accius was a pupil of Hermagoras of Temnos, and is praised by Cicero for his accuracy and fluency.

Five Ws

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Hermagoras' method of dividing a topic into its "seven circumstances" (who, what, when, where, why, in what way, by what means) provided the roots of the "5 W's" used widely in journalism, education, and police investigation to ensure thoroughness in the coverage of a particular incident or subject matter.
The Five Ws and How were long attributed to Hermagoras of Temnos.

Theodorus of Gadara

He appears to have been the author of several works which are lost: the Suda mentions (graeca sunt, non leguntur) Ρητορικαί, Περί εξεργασίας, Περί φράσεως, Περί σχημάτων, and Περί πρέποντος, although perhaps some or all of these should be attributed to his younger namesake, Hermagoras Carion, the pupil of Theodorus of Gadara.
His other well-known pupil was Greek rhetorician Hermagoras of Temnos, who later taught oratory in Rome.

Ancient Greece

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Hermagoras of Temnos (, fl. 1st century BC) was an Ancient Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of rhetoric in Rome, where the Suda states he died at an advanced age.

Rhetoric

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Hermagoras of Temnos (, fl. 1st century BC) was an Ancient Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of rhetoric in Rome, where the Suda states he died at an advanced age.

Rome

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Hermagoras of Temnos (, fl. 1st century BC) was an Ancient Greek rhetorician of the Rhodian school and teacher of rhetoric in Rome, where the Suda states he died at an advanced age.

Declamation

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He appears to have tried to excel as an orator (or rather declaimer) as well as a teacher of rhetoric.

Posidonius

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Hermagoras's chief opponent was Posidonius of Rhodes, who is said to have contended with him in argument in the presence of Pompey.

Pompey

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Hermagoras's chief opponent was Posidonius of Rhodes, who is said to have contended with him in argument in the presence of Pompey.

Inventio

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He devoted particular attention to what is called inventio, and made a peculiar division of the parts of an oration, which differed from that adopted by other rhetoricians.

Cicero

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Cicero opposes his system, but Quintilian defends it, though in some parts the latter censures what Cicero approves of.

Quintilian

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Cicero opposes his system, but Quintilian defends it, though in some parts the latter censures what Cicero approves of.

Suda

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He appears to have been the author of several works which are lost: the Suda mentions (graeca sunt, non leguntur) Ρητορικαί, Περί εξεργασίας, Περί φράσεως, Περί σχημάτων, and Περί πρέποντος, although perhaps some or all of these should be attributed to his younger namesake, Hermagoras Carion, the pupil of Theodorus of Gadara.

Rhetorica ad Herennium

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Rhetorica ad Herennium

Karl Wilhelm Piderit

From 1833 he studied at the University of Marburg, receiving his doctorate with a dissertation on the rhetorician Hermagoras of Temnos, titled Commentatio De Hermagora rhetora.

Forensic rhetoric

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The Stasis Doctrine, proposed by Hermagoras, is an approach to systematically analyze legal cases, which many scholars include in their treatises of rhetoric, most famously in Cicero’s "De Inventione."

Hermagoras

Hermagoras of Temnos (1st century BC), rhetorician