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Presenting the most important texts on Greek and Roman education, both literary and documentary, the Greek and Roman Education Sourcebook explores the complex nature of Greek and Roman education and the way that it developed from place to place. From the earliest sources until the end of the Middle Ages, the book is formatted chronologically, and the material is presented in a way which will enable readers to gain a detailed understanding of the nature of the subject, to place the ancient readings in a meaningful and historic context, and to pursue further research. Including introductory paragraphs and further reading suggestion as well, students will have no need for any other sourcebook on Greek and Roman education.
Mark Joyal is Professor and Head of the Department of Classics at the University of Manitoba
Table of Contents
|List of illustrations||p. vii|
|Frontispiece map||p. xiii|
|Early Greece to c. 500 BC||p. 1|
|Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries BC||p. 31|
|The Sophists, Socrates, and the fifth-century Enlightenment||p. 59|
|Fourth-century theory and practice: Isocrates, Plato, and Aristotle||p. 88|
|The Hellenistic Period (c. 335-30 BC)||p. 121|
|Early Rome to c. 100 BC||p. 151|
|Reading, writing, and literary study: Late Roman Republic and Empire||p. 166|
|Teaching and learning the liberal arts and rhetoric: Cicero to Quintilian||p. 203|
|Pagans and Christians: from the second century AD to the end of Antiquity||p. 231|
|General index||p. 284|
|Index of passages||p. 289|
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