Around what age does the children start elementry school?
7 Years old
Before they start elementry school, who taught them?
Their Mothers taught them how to speak Latin correctly
What does upper class girls do?
They are tutored at home by a private tutor whom they studied Greek, Latin, play lyre, and sing
What does most girls do with their time besides learning?
They learn the skills of a good housewife such as cooking, cleaning, childcare, spinning, and weaving
How many students and teacher(s) are in a classroom
30 pupils and a teacher
Describe how their school?
A rented room or in public colonnade or square
Does the parents have to give them education?
Does the parents have to pay for their school?.
yes but it isn't high
What are the advantages of taking their child to school?
They will be able to read and write
Escort the child to school and reponsible for their behaivor and protection
What does the other slave do?
They carried their books and writing materials
What does the school teaches?
Latin, Greek, and basic arithmetic
Wooden tablets coated w/ thin film of wax and he inscribed the letters on the wax surface
w/ thin stick of metal, bone, or ivory
a material that looked like paper but rougher in texture
What was ink made of?
Made from soot and resign or other gummy substances
Where does the pupils sat on?
On benches or stools and they rest their tablets on their knee
Where does the teacher sit?
A high stool
How do they discpline?
They're strict and sometimes harsh
How long does their class last?
6 hours with a short break during midday
Many children finish school?
Around 11 years old
It introduced pupils to the works of famous Greek and Latin writers, beginning with the Iliad and Odyssey of Homer
Who are the 2 Roman writers that are frequently read at school
Vergil and Horace
Around what aged where they're done with grammaticus
15 or 16 years old
Why does Romans have to learn Greek?
Greek are used widely in the country
Teacherwho arr highly educated Greek who will give them more advanced lesson in lit. and trainning his student the art of public speaking
Why do people study science and technical skills for?
For people who are wealthy enough for a specialist teacher; technical skills were learned by becoming an apprentice in trade or bussiness