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 (lŏn-jī′nəs), Dionysius Cassius ad 210?-273.
Greek philosopher. The influential volume of literary criticism On the Sublime is traditionally attributed to him but is most likely the work of an earlier author.
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(Biography) Dionysius (ˌdaɪəˈnɪsɪəs). ?2nd century ad, supposed author of the famous Greek treatise on literary criticism, On the Sublime
Longinean adj
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(lɒnˈdʒaɪ nəs)

Dionysius Cassius, A.D. 213?–273, Greek philosopher and rhetorician.
Lon•gin′e•an (-ˈdʒɪn i ən) adj.
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