- Dionysius Cas·sius [kash-uh s] /ˈkæʃ əs/, a.d. 213?–273, Greek philosopher and rhetorician.
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Longinus speaks with transport of this beautiful fragment of antiquity.An Essay on the Lyric Poetry of the Ancients
Plotinos said, "Longinus is a literary man, but not a philosopher."Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1
Longinus, however, does not acknowledge any faculty of assent.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4
Longinus cites her love-ode as a specimen of poetical sublimity.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)
John Addington Symonds
This saying is admirable, says Longinus, from a like principle.
- Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime
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