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Introduction

W. Martin Bloomer

in The School of Rome

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780520255760
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948402 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520255760.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine Roman education. Specifically, it asks what the ancients thought education would do to and for children, and what in practice it offered students. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: Roman education; education theory; Romans

Chapter.  3646 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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