Schooling in Renaissance Italy Literacy and Learning, 1300-1600

ISBN-10: 0801842298
ISBN-13: 9780801842290
Edition: 1989
Authors: Paul F. Grendler
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 3/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Preface
Note on Quotations and Translations
Abbreviations
Teachers and Pupils
The Organization of Schooling
The Medieval Background
The Decline of Church Schools
Schools in the Trecento
Communal Latin Schools
Communal Abbaco Schools
Elementary and Secondary Teachers on University Rolls
Independent Schools
Academic Calendar and Corporal Punishment
The Lives of Teachers
Venetian Schools in the High Renaissance
Schooling and Literacy in 1587
Curricula
Teachers
Church Schools
Sestiere Schools
Florentine and Roman Schools in the High Renaissance
Villani's Statistics of 1338
Florentine Schooling in 1480
Roman Schools
Communal Supervision of Roman Schools
Girls and Working-Class Boys in School
What Should Girls Learn?
Female Teachers
Female Pupils
Working-Class Schoolboys
The Latin Curriculum
The Coming of the Studia Humanitatis
The Late Medieval Latin Curriculum
The Humanistic Alternative
The Rediscovery of Cicero
Greek
Three Famous Teachers
The Establishment of the Studia Humanitatis
Learning the ABCs with Hornbook and Primer
Tavola and Salterio
Learning to Read
Grammar
The Medieval Grammatical Tradition
The Beginning of Renaissance Grammar
Grammar Manuals in the Classroom
Ianua
Donatus melior, Donato al senno, and Vernacular Latin Grammars
The Renaissance Grammatical Tradition
Grammatical Drill and Elementary Reading
Rhetoric
The Advanced Humanistic Curriculum
From Medieval to Renaissance Rhetoric
Cicero
The Epistulae ad familiares as Prose Model
Learning to Write like Cicero
Words and Things
Rhetoric and Life
The Rest of the Latin Curriculum
Poetry
Poetry in the Classroom
The Paraphrase-Commentary
Terence, Horace, and Ovid
History
Caesar, Sallust, and Valerius Maximus in the Classroom
Moral Philosophy
Greek and Logic
The Vernacular Curriculum
Italian Literature
Religious Texts
Chivalric Romances
The Vita di Marco Aurelio of Guevara
Learning Merchant Skills
Abbaco
Abbaco Classroom Instruction
Double-Entry Bookkeeping
Writing
The Schools of the Catholic Reformation
The Schools of Christian Doctrine
Reading and Writing
The Summario
The Interrogatorio
Other Texts
High and Low in the Catechism Schools
The Religious Knowledge of the Laity
The Schools of the Religious Orders
Jesuit Schools
Schoolmasters to the Elite
The Jesuit Curriculum
The Scuole Pie
The Schools of the Old Regime
The Role of the Church

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