Writing, Teachers, and Students in Graeco-Roman Egypt

Writing, Teachers, and Students in Graeco-Roman Egypt

by Raffaella Cribiore
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597402508

ISBN-13: 9781597402507

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: ACLS History E-Book Project

Papyri problems and exercises on papyri and ostraca, work books and text books provide some of the richest evidence for the processes of education in the Roman world. This study examines how the skill of writing was taught, and how it was learned.  See more details below

Overview

Papyri problems and exercises on papyri and ostraca, work books and text books provide some of the richest evidence for the processes of education in the Roman world. This study examines how the skill of writing was taught, and how it was learned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597402507
Publisher:
ACLS History E-Book Project
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Graphs
List of Plates
Abbreviations
Preface
Pt. 1Introduction1
1Writing in Graeco-Roman Egypt3
2Evidence for Schools and Teachers13
3The School Exercises27
Pt. 2Identifying School Exercises35
4Types of Textual Material37
5Writing Materials Used in Schools57
6Distinguishing Characteristics of School Exercises75
7Palaeography: Teachers' and Students' Hands97
Pt. 3Writing in Graeco-Roman Schools119
8The Teachers' Models121
9Writing and Levels of Education129
10Learning to Write139
Conclusion153
App. 1List of Teachers161
App. 2List of Students171
Catalogue173
Bibliography289
Concordances298
Index313

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