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n.1.A dictation or dictate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Marquilhas goes on to discuss some results obtained through analysis of the corpus, focusing on the traditional rhetorical structure of letters (Ars Dictaminis).
Judith Rice Henderson who offers an historical overview of the medieval ars dictaminis and the rise of new models for epistolography after Cicero's letters were recovered in the Renaissance.
Seriam elas os Ars dictaminis, especialmente o composto por Guido Faba; depois documentos oficiais, como os Breves de Siena (1250) e a Constituicao na versao latina da mesma cidade, de 1262; como terceira fonte, e mais importante, os tratados de governo, entre os quais, destacam-se Oculus pastoralis (1220) de autoria desconhecida, De sapientia potestatis (1240) de Orfino de Lodi, o Liber de regimine civitatum (1253) de Giovanni da Viterbo e, por fim, Li livres dou tresor (1266) de Brunetto Latini.
Stodola covers the secondary scholarship in medieval rhetoric by dividing it according to genre: ars dictaminis, preaching, and poetry.
Although the volume considers developmental and sub-traditional aspects in the history of grammar, certain specializations are not traced, particularly the ars dictaminis (letter writing) and the ars praedicandi (preaching), the incorporation of grammar into philosophical discourse which sought to develop the belief that language mirrored the reality of the physical world (referred to as speculative (or 'mirror') grammar), and the development of dialectic which was classified with grammar and rhetoric as part of the trivium.
This Latin term, however, has been defined as a prose composition, usually a letter composed from set rules of the genre of the ars dictaminis, an omitted term.
The short section on prologues collapses the two patterns before, offering a short historical overview of medieval appropriations of classical comments on types of narrators, though surprisingly no mention of the ars praedicandi or ars dictaminis, and then forging a connection to a modern theory, in particular, Genette's discussion of diegesis and a distinction of medieval narrators who are extradiegetic or intradiegetic, that is, outside the story proper or inside the story.
Radding and Newton present an extremely detailed analysis of the libellus's style as compared with the works known to have been written by Alberic, a pioneer in the ars dictaminis. Unlike Lanfranc, who spoke contemptuously of Berengar as a proud and deceitful heretic, Alberic respectfully acknowledges his great erudition.