Table of Contents:
- The origins of classical education from Homer to Isocrates. Education in Homeric times ; Spartan education ; Pederasty in classical education ; The "old" Athenian education ; The pedagogical revolution of the early sophists ; The masters of the classical tradition : Plato ; The masters of the classical tradition : Isocrates
- Classical education in the Hellenistic age. The civilization of the "paideia" ; The educational institutions of the Hellenistic age ; Physical education ; Artistic education ; The primary school ; Primary education ; Literary studies at secondary school standard ; Science ; Higher education : lesser forms ; Higher education : rhetoric ; Higher education : philosophy ; Conclusion : Classical humanism
- Classical education and Rome. The old Roman education ; Rome adopts Greek education ; The language question : Greek and Latin ; The Roman schools : primary education ; The Roman schools : secondary schools ; The Roman schools : higher education ; The Roman educational achievement ; The Roman state and education ; Christianity and classical education ; Appearance of Christian schools of the mediaeval type ; Epilogue : the end of the school of antiquity.