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date: 20 February 2020

education and schools, Syriac 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Christelle JullienChristelle Jullien

In the late 6th century, *Barhadbeshabba ‘Arbaya described world history as a succession of schools in which knowledge was transmitted from the Creation down to the formation of scholastic institutions. It was in this sense that schools were conceived of during the 2nd–3rd centuries ... ...

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