Ancient Studies (CLAS) - Education in Ancient Greece and Rome

CLAS 2016  Education in Ancient Greece and Rome


Any 18 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students study the different formal and informal systems of education in Ancient Athens and Sparta and in the Roman Republic and Empire, including its intellectual, artistic, rhetorical and physical aspects. Students also examine the degree to which Greco-Roman education informed later Western educational practices from the Middle Ages to the present day.

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