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2016 | 1(13) | 69-83

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Edukacja w Bizancjum. Zarys problemu


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Education in Byzantium. Outline of the problem

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The Byzantine empire, being the heir of the Hellenistic and Roman educational system, retained the inherited teaching structure until the end of its existence. The general education in Byzantium covered various stages. The educational process would start in the elementary school, where children where familiarized with the most basic reading and writing skills. The next and at the same time the intermediate stage was carried out in high schools, followed by the final higher education that would conclude the process of teaching. The purpose of this thesis is to outline the general characteristic of the educational system present in Byzantium and to research activity of the most important schools, where, in line with the past spirit, the primary, intermediate and higher education was executed within the empire’s territory.





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