Literate Education in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds

Literate Education in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds

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by Teresa Morgan
     
 

Assessment of the content, structures and significance of education in Greek and Roman society.See more details below

Overview

Assessment of the content, structures and significance of education in Greek and Roman society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521584661
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Classical Studies Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; Preface; Map of Egypt; 1. Introduction: setting the scene; 2. Structures of enkyklios paideia; 3. Literature I: the writing on the wall, and elsewhere; 4. Literature II: maxims and morals; 5. Grammar and the power of language; 6. Rhetoric: art and articulation; 7. All in the mind: images of cognitive development; Conclusion; Appendix I: Egyptian roots of Hellenistic education; Appendix II: index of papyri in school-hands; Tables; Bibliography; Index of names; General index.

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