Rhetoric: A Timeline

Rhetoric: A Timeline 
 
Major Authors and Texts

Antiquity  Gorgias                        ca. 425 BCE
Plato, Gorgias                                ca. 385 BCE
Isocrates                                         fl. 390-338 BCE
Aristotle, Rhetoric                         ca. 332 BCE
Anonymous, Ad Herennium        ca. 100 BCE
Cicero, De inventione                    ca. 87 BCE
Cicero, De oratore                         55 BCE
Dionysius of Halicarnassus           fl. 30-8 BCE
“Longinus”                                      ca. 50 CE
Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria      95 CE
Hermogenes                                    fl. 155-225 CE

For more timeline and links, check out http://rhetoric.byu.edu/Primary%20Texts/Timeline.htm

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