Literate Education in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds

Literate Education in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds

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by Teresa Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521584663

ISBN-13: 9780521584661

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book offers a new assessment of the content, structures and significance of education in Greek and Roman society. Drawing on a wide range of evidence, including the first systematic comparison of literary sources with the papyri from Graeco-Roman Egypt, Teresa Morgan shows how education developed from a loose repertoire of practices in classical Greece into a…  See more details below

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This book offers a new assessment of the content, structures and significance of education in Greek and Roman society. Drawing on a wide range of evidence, including the first systematic comparison of literary sources with the papyri from Graeco-Roman Egypt, Teresa Morgan shows how education developed from a loose repertoire of practices in classical Greece into a coherent, though unregulated, system spanning the Hellenistic and Roman worlds.

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
1Introduction: setting the scene1
2Structures of enkyklios paideia50
3Literature I: the writing on the wall, and elsewhere90
4Literature II: maxims and morals120
5Grammar and the power of language152
6Rhetoric: art and articulation190
7All in the mind: images of cognitive development240
Conclusion271
App. IEgyptian roots of Hellenistic education274
App. IIindex of papyri in schoolhands275
Tables288
Bibliography324
Index of names361
General index362

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