Education in Ancient Rome: From the Elder Cato to the Younger Pliny

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1977 - Education - 404 pages
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Contents

Early Roman upbringing
3
Scenes from childhood Roman sarcophagus Musee du Louvre
13
verses of Menander with teachers model
20
Paedagogus with lamp carrying child Greek terracotta
24
Philocalus primary schoolmaster of Capua Roman funerary monu
43
Epaphroditus Greek grammaticus at Rome Roman portraitstatue
50
Schoolroom scene at Trier late Roman relief Rheinisches Landes
56
Cicero and the ideal of oratorical education
76
reading writing and reckoning
165
Numbers symbolized by the fingers from the Regensburg MS
167
The Grammatical syllabus
189
The Grammatical syllabus continued
198
Study of the poets
212
Study of the poets continued
227
preliminary exercises
250
Declamations on historical themes
277

The Roman student abroad
90
The problem of accommodation
115
School in the Forum at Pompeii engraving of a Roman wall
118
Caricature of a school class Greek terracotta Musee du Louvre
124
Roman inkpots British Museum Department of Greek and Roman
132
The hazards of a feepaying system
146
a few lessons from the past
328
List of abbreviations
334
The diagram of an abacus on p 184 based on a miniature abacus
337
Bibliography
380
Index
393
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