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Education in ancient Rome : from the elder Cato to the younger Pliny / Stanley F. Bonner.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1977] .
ISBN 0520034392, 9780520035010, 0520035011, 9780520034396

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Subjects Education -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Education, Ancient.
Education.
Erziehung.
Italy -- Rome.
Römisches Reich.
Schule.
Description xii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1977]
©1977
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-392) and index.
Contents Part 1. The historical background -- 1. Early Roman upbringing -- 2. Education within the family ; Parents and relatives -- 3. Education within the family ; Private tutors from distant lands -- 4. Primary schools and 'pedagogues' -- 5. Schools of grammar and literatures -- 6. The rhetoric schools and their critics -- 7. Cicero and the ideal of oratorical education -- 8. The Roman student abroad -- 9. Education in a decadent society -- Part 2. Conditions of teaching -- 10. The problem of accommodation -- 11. Equipment organization ; discipline -- 12. The hazards of a fee-paying system ; municipal and State appointments -- Part 3. The standard teaching programme -- 13. Primary education : reading, writing, and reckoning -- 14. The grammatical syllabus ; The elements of metre and the parts of speech -- 15. The grammatical syllabus ; Correctness in speech and writing -- 16. Study of the poets ; Reading aloud and reciting -- 17. Study of the poets ; From reading to commentary -- 18. Progress into rhetoric : preliminary exercises -- 19. Declamations on historical themes -- 20. Learning the art of the advocate -- 21. Declamation as a preparation for the lawcourts -- Conclusion : a few lessons from the past.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3398679
(OCoLC)ocm03398679
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