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Sarah Campbell scampb20 CLCV 120 August 28, 2008 Web Search #1: The Survival of the Classical Tradition 1. Isidore of Seville encompassed a vast knowledge of the ancient world. He attended the Cathedral school of Seville in which he was taught the trivium and quadriviom. He also dominated Latin, Greek and Hebrew. His educational background makes it easy to see that he had an extensive knowledge of the ancient world. Later in his life Isidore began to meld the various people of he Hispano-Gothic kingdom into one homogeneous nation. In order to ensure success in this task he made use of all the resources of religion and education. Isidore enlivened the educational movement centered with Seville and as a result the study of Greek and Hebrew as well as liberal arts was prescribed. Shortly after the policy of education was mandatory for all the bishops of the kingdom. Isidore then introduced Aristotle to his countrymen. He then compiled a summa of universal knowledge which preserved many fragments of classical
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course CLCV 120 taught by Professor Solomon during the Fall '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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