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Schooling in Renaissance Italy : Literacy and Learning, 1300-1600 - Paul F. Grendler

Schooling in Renaissance Italy

Literacy and Learning, 1300-1600

Paperback Published: 1st March 1991
ISBN: 9780801842290
Number Of Pages: 504
For Ages: 22+ years old

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A much needed, comprehensive survey of pre-university schooling in Renaissance Italy. * Historian * Grendler is to be congratulated for bridging the chasm between social and intellectual history. This book does both expertly. * Renaissance Quarterly *

List of Illustrationsp. xiii
List of Tablesp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
Note on Quotations and Translationsp. xix
Abbreviationsp. xxi
Teachers and Pupils
The Organization of Schoolingp. 3
The Medieval Backgroundp. 3
The Decline of Church Schoolsp. 6
Schools in the Trecentop. 11
Communal Latin Schoolsp. 13
Communal Abbaco Schoolsp. 22
Elementary and Secondary Teachers on University Rollsp. 23
Independent Schoolsp. 29
Academic Calendar and Corporal Punishmentp. 34
The Lives of Teachersp. 36
Venetian Schools in the High Renaissancep. 42
Schooling and Literacy in 1587p. 42
Curriculap. 47
Teachersp. 51
Church Schoolsp. 56
Sestiere Schoolsp. 61
Florentine and Roman Schools in the High Renaissancep. 71
Villani's Statistics of 1338p. 71
Florentine Schooling in 1480p. 74
Roman Schoolsp. 78
Communal Supervision of Roman Schoolsp. 83
Girls and Working-Class Boys in Schoolp. 87
What Should Girls Learn?p. 87
Female Teachersp. 90
Female Pupilsp. 93
Working-Class Schoolboysp. 102
The Latin Curriculum
The Coming of the Studia Humanitatisp. 111
The Late Medieval Latin Curriculump. 111
The Humanistic Alternativep. 117
The Rediscovery of Cicerop. 121
Greekp. 124
Three Famous Teachersp. 125
The Establishment of the Studia Humanitatisp. 133
Learning the ABCs with Hornbook and Primerp. 142
Tavola and Salteriop. 142
Learning to Readp. 156
Grammarp. 162
The Medieval Grammatical Traditionp. 163
The Beginning of Renaissance Grammarp. 166
Grammar Manuals in the Classroomp. 172
Ianuap. 174
Donatus melior, Donato al senno, and Vernacular Latin Grammarsp. 182
The Renaissance Grammatical Traditionp. 188
Grammatical Drill and Elementary Readingp. 194
Rhetoricp. 203
The Advanced Humanistic Curriculump. 203
From Medieval to Renaissance Rhetoricp. 205
Cicerop. 212
The Epistulae ad familiares as Prose Modelp. 217
Learning to Write like Cicerop. 222
Words and Thingsp. 229
Rhetoric and Lifep. 233
The Rest of the Latin Curriculump. 235
Poetryp. 235
Poetry in the Classroomp. 240
The Paraphrase-Commentaryp. 244
Terence, Horace, and Ovidp. 250
Historyp. 255
Caesar, Sallust, and Valerius Maximus in the Classroomp. 258
Moral Philosophyp. 263
Greek and Logicp. 265
The Vernacular Curriculum
Italian Literaturep. 275
Religious Textsp. 278
Chivalric Romancesp. 289
The Vita di Marco Aurelio of Guevarap. 300
Learning Merchant Skillsp. 306
Abbacop. 306
Abbaco Classroom Instructionp. 311
Double-Entry Bookkeepingp. 319
Writingp. 323
The Schools of the Catholic Reformation
The Schools of Christian Doctrinep. 333
Reading and Writingp. 338
The Summariop. 343
The Interrogatoriop. 345
Other Textsp. 353
High and Low in the Catechism Schoolsp. 356
The Religious Knowledge of the Laityp. 359
The Schools of the Religious Ordersp. 363
Jesuit Schoolsp. 363
Schoolmasters to the Elitep. 372
The Jesuit Curriculump. 377
The Scuole Piep. 381
The Schools of the Old Regimep. 390
The Role of the Churchp. 398
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ISBN: 9780801842290
ISBN-10: 0801842298
Series: The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 1st March 1991
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.73

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