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Roman high schools – education in ancient Rome

By |2017-09-04T08:56:00+00:00September 4th, 2017|People, Romans|

A fragment of Homer's Iliad on papyrus Only the richest and smartest Roman boys went on from elementary school to high school. Girls generally couldn't go to high school, but sometimes they could be homeschooled. Most towns didn't have a high school, so in order to go to high school you had to leave home [...]

Schools in ancient Greece – Greek education

By |2018-12-12T05:45:11+00:00July 11th, 2017|Greeks, People|

Greek schools: The students stand before the teachers. Did ancient Greek kids go to school? Most Greek children never went to school at all. Girls, to begin with, always stayed with their mothers until they were married, either at home or working in the fields. Women in ancient Greece All our ancient Greece [...]