|Source||Silva Rhetoricae (http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Silva.htm); Peacham (1577) T3v ("frequentatio"); Garrett Epp (1994) ("frequentatio," "synathroesmus"); Vinsauf (1967) ("frequentatio"); Holmes (1806) ("synathroesmus"); De Mille (1882) ("synathroismus")|
|Synonyms||synathroismos, sinathrismus, frequentatio, the heaping figure, accumulatio, synathroismus|
|Etymology||from L. “to heap up, to amass”|
Rhetfig: A compilation of several similar phrases or expressions.
1. The conglomeration of many words and expressions either with similar meaning (synonymia) or not (congeries).
A gathering together of things scattered throughout a speech (accumulatio). (Silva Rhetoricae)
2. Points scattered through a speech are gathered up to give sharpness and point. (Garrett Epp)
3. There are other figures to adorn the meaning of words. All of these I include in the following brief treatment: when meaning is adorned, this is the standard procedure. ... ((6) frequentatio) Or single details are brought together, and frequentatio gathers up points that had been scattered through the work. (Vinsauf)
4. A Synathroesmus sums up various things, And as into one heap together brings. (Holmes)
5. 151. SYNATHROISMUS.
2. You have conspired against our royal person,
3. ((6) Frequentatio) Note what bitter poison he bears: he will be seen as a flatterer face to face, a detractor when out of sight; an apparent friend, a secret enemy; an avaricious owner, a cruel extortioner; an oppresive plunderer, an ingratiating huckster; an illicit buyer, swift to the evil of simony, now so common. (Vinsauf)
4. Thief, taylor, miller, weaver, etc. (Holmes)
|Related Figures||figures of amplification, anacephalaeosis, accumulatio, synonymia, congeries. climax|
|Notes||Unsure of 'type of' as definition implies the possibility of many types. Entered by Ashwini.|
|Last Editor||Zack Mellen|
|Editorial Notes||added related figures, removed type of, seems like arrangement|