A History of education in antiquity
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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Reprint, originally published New York: Sheed and Ward, 1956.

StatementH. I. Marrou ; translated by George Lamb.
SeriesA Mentor book
ContributionsLamb, George.
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Open LibraryOL22629211M

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education, any process, either formal or informal, that shapes the potential of a maturing organism. Informal education results from the constant effect of environment, and its strength in shaping values and habits can not be overestimated. H. I. Marrous A History of Education in Antiquity has been an invaluable contribution in the fields of classical studies and history ever since its original publication in French in French historian H. I. Marrou traces the roots of classical education, from the warrior cultures of Homer, to the increasing importance of rhetoric and philosophy, to the adaptation of/5. Marrou's A History of Education in Antiquity has been an invaluable contribution in the fields of classical studies and history ever since its original publication in French in Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages.   Includes bibliographies 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 :

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A history of education in antiquity by Henri-Irénée Marrou, , The New American Library edition, in English History Created Aug ;Cited by: History of education in antiquity. New York, Sheed and Ward [] (OCoLC) Online version: Marrou, Henri Irénée. History of education in antiquity. New York, Sheed and Ward [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henri Irénée Marrou. I doubt I will ever find a better book on education in Greco-Roman antiquity. Marrou gives a magisterial, thoughtful, detailed account of education in classical Greece (especially Athens and Sparta), the Hellenistic kingdoms, and Rome, up to monastic and episcopal schools in the Western Roman Empire and the University of Constantinople in the Eastern Roman Empire/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marrou, Henri Irénée. History of education in antiquity. [New York], The New American Library.

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