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Education in Greek and Roman antiquity [electronic resource] / edited by Yun Lee Too.

Contributor(s): Too, Yun Lee.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xi, 477 p.).ISBN: 1417536535 (electronic bk.); 9781417536535 (electronic bk.); 9004107819; 9789004107816; 9047400135 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9789047400134 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Education, Ancient | Education, Greek | Education -- Rome | Classical education -- History | EDUCATION -- History | EDUCATION -- Comparative | Klassieke oudheid | Onderwijs | P�adagogik | Griechenland <Altertum> | R�omisches ReichGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Education in Greek and Roman antiquity.DDC classification: 370/.938 Other classification: 81.01 | 15.51 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Writing the History of Ancient Education / Yun Lee Too -- "Public" and "Private" in Early Greek Institutions of Education / Mark Griffith -- Sophists without Rhetoric: The Arts of Speech in Fifth-Century Athens / Andrew Ford -- Legal Instructions in Classical Athens / Yun Lee Too -- Liberal Education in Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics / Andrea Wilson Nightingale -- The Debate Over Civic Education in Classical Athens / Josiah Ober -- Basic Education in Epicureanism / Elizabeth Asmis -- The Grammarian's Choice: The Popularity of Euripides' Phoenissae in Hellenistic and Roman Education / Raffaella Cribiore -- Education in the Roman Republic: Creating Traditions / Anthony Corbeill -- The Progymnasmata as Practice / Ruth Webb -- Controlling Reason: Declamation in Rhetorical Education at Rome / Robert A. Kaster -- The Problems of the Past in Imperial Greek Education / Joy Connolly -- Images as Education in the Roman Empire (2nd-3rd Centuries C.E.) / Aline Rousselle -- The New Math: How to Add and to Subtract Pagan Elements in Christian Education / Sara Rappe -- The Schools of Platonic Philosophy of the Roman Empire: The Evidence of the Biographies / Robert Lamberton.
Summary: This text examines the idea of ancient education in a series of essays which span the archaic period to late antiquity. It calls into question the idea that education in antiquity is a disinterested process, arguing that teaching and learning were activities that occurred in the context of society.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-472) and index.

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Introduction: Writing the History of Ancient Education / Yun Lee Too -- "Public" and "Private" in Early Greek Institutions of Education / Mark Griffith -- Sophists without Rhetoric: The Arts of Speech in Fifth-Century Athens / Andrew Ford -- Legal Instructions in Classical Athens / Yun Lee Too -- Liberal Education in Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics / Andrea Wilson Nightingale -- The Debate Over Civic Education in Classical Athens / Josiah Ober -- Basic Education in Epicureanism / Elizabeth Asmis -- The Grammarian's Choice: The Popularity of Euripides' Phoenissae in Hellenistic and Roman Education / Raffaella Cribiore -- Education in the Roman Republic: Creating Traditions / Anthony Corbeill -- The Progymnasmata as Practice / Ruth Webb -- Controlling Reason: Declamation in Rhetorical Education at Rome / Robert A. Kaster -- The Problems of the Past in Imperial Greek Education / Joy Connolly -- Images as Education in the Roman Empire (2nd-3rd Centuries C.E.) / Aline Rousselle -- The New Math: How to Add and to Subtract Pagan Elements in Christian Education / Sara Rappe -- The Schools of Platonic Philosophy of the Roman Empire: The Evidence of the Biographies / Robert Lamberton.

This text examines the idea of ancient education in a series of essays which span the archaic period to late antiquity. It calls into question the idea that education in antiquity is a disinterested process, arguing that teaching and learning were activities that occurred in the context of society.

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