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A history of education in antiquity


H. I. 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 1948. 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 Hellenistic ideals within the Roman education system, and ending with the rise of Christian schools and churches in the early medieval period. Marrou ...

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A History of Education in Antiquity
1982, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299088149

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A History of Education in Antiquity
1981, Sheed & Ward Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780722041161

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