2controversiae are declamations on controversial or judicial
themes. A general rule or law is stated: then a special case,
which has to be solved in accordance with the law. An
abbreviated controversia is to be found in I. x. 33, and they
occur frequently hereafter (cp. esp.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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