Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Preliminary material

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

This chapter describes about pre-university education, and the focus of this study is Florence and Florentine Tuscany from the mid-thirteenth to the end of the fifteenth century. The term Florentine Tuscany is used to refer to what would become the Florentine subject territories in the fifteenth century. The chapter ends with a comparison of the curriculum in the city of Florence and the Florentine subject towns. The evidence points, perhaps surprisingly, to the slow progress of latinity at the school level in Florence, as compared to its precocious development in the subject towns of Florentine Tuscany, reflect educational and cultural values. The powerful Latin and classical tradition would prevail in Florentine Tuscany, maintaining the predominance of the subject towns as the hub of classical school education until the later Quattrocento.

Keywords: curriculum; Education; florentine tuscany; latinity; Quattrocento; school education; society

10.1163/ej.9789004158535.i-840.2
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004158535.i-840.2
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Education and Society in Florentine Tuscany — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation