It is that nurse that the child first hears and her words that he will first

It is that nurse that the child first hears and her

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correctly as well. It is that nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate” (Morris, 2001). Based on this statement alone gives the insight that the Romans held high regard for education. The Romans modeled their educational standards after the traditions of the Greeks however, modified and made additions when it came to politics, cosmology, and religion. Overall, when it comes to teaching literature, art, mathematics, and science, the Romans and Greeks had set the path and the core values still remain. 1 Morris, Lawrence. (2019). Quintilian: Prescription for Educating a Child . In Daily Life through History . Retrieved from
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3 EVALUATIVE ESSAY 1 While the Greeks and Romans developed a highly successful education system, they still had things that were lacking. One issue they had was the limited approach to teaching. They only taught the wealthy since they were the only ones who were able to afford a tutor. Both also chose to only educate mostly the males in their society making this another issue. This had meant that children of poor families as well as females were left uneducated. In the article Education in the Ancient World 2 , it explains that “the Greek and Roman systems of education were usually not state run but were left to the initiative and resources of individual families who contracted with freelance teachers to educate their children. Students would progress through a series of instructors who would impart knowledge ranging from learning the alphabet, through reading
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