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A history of education in antiquity /

Main Author: Marrou, Henri Irenee.
Other Authors: Lamb, George, (transl.)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : New American Library, 1964.
Edition: 3rd ed.
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.