Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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| Editors: Marco Sgarbi


Born: Tarsus (city in Turkey), late second century
Died: ?, early third century
  • Véronique MontagneEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_1076-1


Hermogenes was a Greek rhetorician, whose work was extremely influential from antiquity to the Renaissance.


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Primary Sources

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNRS, BCL, UMR 732Université Nice Sophia AntipolisNiceFrance