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A Brief History of Classical Education

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  1. Lessons
    Lesson 1: Classical and Medieval Ideas of Leisure and Learning (Preview Content)
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    1 Quiz
  2. Lesson 2: The History of American Education (Preview Content)
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    1 Quiz
  3. Lesson 3: Education in the Medieval World
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    1 Quiz
  4. Lesson 4: The History of Ancient Education
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    1 Quiz
  5. Lesson 5: Leisure and the Beautiful
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    1 Quiz
  6. Lesson 6: Aristotle and Classical Education
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    1 Quiz
  7. Lesson 7: Aristotle and Classical Education—Continued
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    1 Quiz
  8. Lesson 8: Aristotle and Classical Education—Continued
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    1 Quiz
  9. Lesson 9: Plato and Classical Education
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  10. Lesson 10: Plato and Classical Education—Continued
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  11. Lesson 11: Summary and Conclusion
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  12. Discussions
    Discussion 1: Scholé (Leisure) and Classical Education
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  13. Discussion 2: The True, Good, and Beautiful in Classical Education
  14. Discussion 3: American and Classical Education Compared
  15. Discussion 4: Vocational Training and Classical Education
    1 Quiz
  16. Discussion 5: Classical Education and the "Yearning for Being"
  17. Discussion 6: Univ. of Dallas Grad Program for Classical Teachers
  18. End of Course Test
    End of Course Test: Brief History of Classical Education
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The Seven Liberal Arts” (1435) Giovanni dal Ponte
“Triumph of St Thomas” and “Allegory of the Sciences,” 1365-68, fresco
Cappella Spagnuolo, Santa Maria Novella, Florence, by Andrea di Bonaiuto (more information here)
The Seven Liberal Arts” by Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, ‘Lo Scheggia’
“Philosophy at the Center of the Seven Liberal Arts,” c. 12th century, the Hortus Deliciarum (Garden of Delights) – View a translation of the Latin phrases in this illustration here.