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date: 04 August 2020

education, Roman 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

In the early period education was centred on the family and was probably based upon apprenticeship supervised by the father—in poorer homes an apprenticeship to agriculture or trade, in more aristocratic circles to military service and public life. The authority of the father, legalized as ... ...

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