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The Resource Literacy and paideia in ancient Greece, Kevin Robb

Literacy and paideia in ancient Greece, Kevin Robb

Label
Literacy and paideia in ancient Greece
Title
Literacy and paideia in ancient Greece
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Robb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the progress of literacy in ancient Greece from its origins in the eighth century to the fourth century B.C.E., when the major cultural institutions of Athens became totally dependent on alphabetic literacy. By introducing new evidence and re-evaluating the older evidence, Robb demonstrates that early Greek literacy can be understood only in terms of the rich oral culture that immediately preceded it, one that was dominated by the oral performance of epical verse, or "Homer." Only gradually did literate practices supersede oral habits and the oral way of life, forg
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robb, Kevin
Dewey number
302.2/244/0938
Index
index present
LC call number
PA227
LC item number
.R63 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek language
  • Education
  • Literacy
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Education
  • Greek language
  • Literacy
  • Greece
  • Alfabetisme
  • Letterkunde
  • Griekse oudheid
  • Educação (aspectos sociais)
Label
Literacy and paideia in ancient Greece, Kevin Robb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Part I. The Origins of Greek Literacy; 1. The Alphabet Enters Oral Greece; 2. The Oral Way of Life at the Inception of Greek Literacy: The Lesson of the Old Inscriptions; 3. Of Muses and Magistrates: From the Exemplum of Epic to the First Written Laws in Europe; Part II. The Alliance between Literacy and the Law; 4. Literacy and Residual Oralism in the Great Code of Gortyn: The Evidence of a Transitional Document; 5. The Progress of Literacy and Written Law in Athens; Part III. The Alliance between Literacy and Paideia
Control code
252639843
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195363166
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252639843
Label
Literacy and paideia in ancient Greece, Kevin Robb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; Part I. The Origins of Greek Literacy; 1. The Alphabet Enters Oral Greece; 2. The Oral Way of Life at the Inception of Greek Literacy: The Lesson of the Old Inscriptions; 3. Of Muses and Magistrates: From the Exemplum of Epic to the First Written Laws in Europe; Part II. The Alliance between Literacy and the Law; 4. Literacy and Residual Oralism in the Great Code of Gortyn: The Evidence of a Transitional Document; 5. The Progress of Literacy and Written Law in Athens; Part III. The Alliance between Literacy and Paideia
Control code
252639843
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195363166
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252639843

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