Victorinus


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Victorinus

(Caius Marius Victorinus Afer) (vĭktərī`nəs), fl. 361, Roman grammarian, b. Africa. He became renowned as a teacher of rhetoric in Rome and as an advocate of Neoplatonism. Becoming a Christian in his later life, he was forbidden to teach by Emperor Julian. His works include a book on definitions, a treatise on Cicero's De inventione, an unoriginal grammar, several tracts against Arianism, and some Pauline commentaries. Some hymns and several other treatises have been attributed to him.
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7 Lactantius, Venantius, Asterius, Victorinus, Dionysius, Apostolic Teaching and Constitutions, Ho?nily, and Liturgies, a.
La pedagogie des delices dans le paradis de Claudius Marius Victorinus"; Annick Stoehr-Monjou, "L'apparition d'Apollon dans le Rapt d'Helene de Dracontius: mis en scene d'une reecriture sous forme de mosaique virgilienne (Romul.
Em sua magistral tese de doutorado, Porphyre et Victorinus (Hadot, 1968), ele teve por objetivo identificar as fontes porfirianas dos escritos de Mario Vitorino, e fornecer ao mesmo tempo uma edicao comentada de um comentario anonimo sobre o Parmenides de Platao, conservada em um palimpsesto de Bobbio destruido em 1904, e que ele atribuiu a Porfirio: em razao de sua amplitude, este trabalho e ainda hoje uma obra magistral e fundamental sobre a historia do neoplatonismo pos-plotiniano (10).
Richer's indebtedness to this new fascination for classical rhetoric is everywhere in his History, not least in the way invented speeches anchor his narrative, those speeches following the guidelines of Cicero's De inventione and its commentary by Marius Victorinus. From Cicero's De oratore Richer took a distinction between the fundamenta of a narrative and its exaedificatio.
See Contra Euthychen 59-62: "Est autem theologia de summo deo duplex: est per affirmationem quando scilicet aliqua deo attribuantur per similitudinem: et est per negationem quando a deo aliqua removentur per privationem." See Commentarius Victorinus, De Trinitate, in Commentaries on Boethius by Thierry of Chartres and his School, ed.
In contrast, the references to liberal arts evoke a complex repertoire of Latin authors (as Varro, Cicero, Marius Sacerdos, Donatus, Servius, Macrobius, Quintilianus, Rufi-nianus and Marius Victorinus), but also of Greek grammarians (as Cecilius de Calacte and the anonymous "Schemata dianoeas").
First appealing to writings of early church fathers, including Origen and Victorinus, and then citing examples from both Testaments that are clearly symbolic or poetic, Bret argues that the Bible contains verses that must be nonliteral, and that others "are likely to be so and still others may be so." Sorting out which is which may be difficult, but "the reliability of the Bible is never at stake--only the reliability of its interpreter."
Then compare, for instance, Barsanuphius, Victorinus of Pettau, Gaudentius of Brescia, Maximus of Turin, Tyconius, Evodius of Uzala, or Orientius, listed among "the 68" (and mostly ignorant of Greek).
(24) His presentation is largely derived from the largely similar expositions of the Late Antique grammarians, Diomedes, Donatus, Mallius Theodorus, Marius Victorinus, Pompeius, Sergius, Servius, and Maximus Victorinus, (25) and his order of presentation follows that of his predecessors.
(22) Il s'agit probablement d'un revers au type de SALVS AVG a l'effigie de Victorinus ou au type SALVS AVGG a l'effigie de Tetricus I.
Also attached to the curriculum, though more peripherally, was a work on definition attributed to Boethius but in fact by a Latin predecessor of his, Marius Victorinus, and Cicero's Topics, along with Boethius's commentary on it.
Hadot, Marius Victorinus. Recherches sur sa vie et ses oeuvres (Etudes Augustiniennes, Paris, 1971).