Definition of Longinus in English:


Line breaks: Lon|gi¦nus
Pronunciation: /lɒnˈdʒʌɪnəs
( Fl. 1st century ad), Greek scholar. He is the supposed author of a Greek literary treatise On the Sublime, concerned with the moral function of literature, which influenced Augustan writers such as Dryden and Pope.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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