Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 12 : The Reception of Antiquity in the Age of Enlightenment

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A. Introduction

Engagement with the languages and culture of Classical Antiquity, being an element of higher education in the 18th century, was reserved for a small segment of the population—the so-called ‘learned’ classes—and proceeded either with the help of private tutors or through attendance at an institution of secondary education.

The term ‘secondary education’ covers all institutio…

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Antoni, Silke and Matthes, Eva, “School”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 12 : The Reception of Antiquity in the Age of Enlightenment, English edition by Christina C. Harker; Translated by Duncan A. Smart (2021). Original German-language edition: Das 18. Jahrhundert: Lexikon zur Antikerezeption in Aufklärung und Klassizismus. Herausgegeben von Joachim Jacob und Johannes Süßmann. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester, Jörg Rüpke und Helmuth Schneider, Band 13. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2018). Consulted online on 23 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps12_COM_226438>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20200914



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