The Greek language had no actual term for the school as educational institution. Although the English word 'school' is a loan-word from Greek, the word σχολή/scholḗ (s. addenda) at first meant 'free time', and only came to denote what we understand as a school by way of the Latin schola. The expression didaskaleîon denoted not the institution but the building in which children were taugh…
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