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Beyond schools and monasteries: literate education in late Roman Syria (350-450 AD)

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The subject of the present work is the provision of higher literate education in late Roman Syria (c. 350 - c. 450). The difference that Christianity made to literate education has always been in danger of being explained with the introduction and the development of a new kind of instruction provided in monasteries. A rigid dichotomy between secular schools and Christian monasteries, however, finds limited validation in our sources for literate education. While early Christian literature o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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