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- Achtemeier, P.J. "Omne verbum sonat: The New Testament and the Oral Environment of Late Western Antiquity," JBL 109 (1990) 3-27.
- Alberto, P.F., and D. Paniagua, eds. Ways of approaching knowledge in late antiquity and the early middle ages: schools and scholarship. Nordhausen, 2012.
- Bagnall, R.S. Early Christian Books in Egypt. Princeton, 2009.
- Balogh, J. "Voces Paginarum," Philologus 82 (1927) 84-109 and 202-40.
- Barclay, W. Educational Ideals in the Ancient World. London, 1959.
- Barker, A. Ancient Greek writers on their musical past: studies in Greek musical historiography. Pisa and Rome, 2014.
- Barrow, R. Greek And Roman Education. Basingstoke, 1976.
- Beck, F.A.G. Album of Greek Education. Sydney, 1975.
- Blanck, H. Das Buch in der Antike. Munich, 1992.
- Bloomer, W.M. "Schooling in Persona: Imagination and Subordination in Roman Education," ClAnt 16 (1997) 57-78.
- Bloomer, W.M., ed. A Companion to Ancient Education. Chichester and Malden, 2015.
- Blum, R. Kallimachus: The Alexandrian Library and the Origins of Modern Bibliography. Madison, 1991.
- Bonnard, J.-B. Le Complexe de Zeus. Représentations de la paternité en Grèce ancienne. Paris, 2004.
- Bonner, S.F. Education in Ancient Rome: From The Elder Cato To The Younger Pliny. Berkeley, 1977.
- Booth, A.D. "Douris' cup and the stages of schooling in classical Athens," EMC 29 (1985) 274-280.
- Boswell, J. The kindness of strangers. The abandonment of children in Western Europe from late antiquity to the Renaissance. London, 1989.
- Bowman, A.K., and G. Woolf, eds. Literacy and Power in the Ancient World. Cambridge, 1994.
- Bradley, K.R. "Remarriage and the structure of the upper-class Roman family," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- Brenk, F.E. "School and Literature. The Gymnasia at Athens in the First Century," in J.A.F. Delgado, Pordoming, F., and Stramaglia, A., eds., Escuela y Literatura en Grecia Antigua (Cassino, 2007) 333-48.
- Bundrick, S. Music and Image in Classical Athens. Cambridge, 2005.
- Caldwell, L. Roman Girlhood and the Fashioning of Femininity. Cambridge, 2015.
- Carroll, M., and E.-J. Graham, eds. Infant health and death in Roman Italy and beyond. Portsmouth, 2014.
- Casson, L. Libraries in the Ancient World. New Haven, 2001.
- Clarke, M.L. Higher Education in the Ancient World. London, 1971.
- Clarysse, W., and D.J. Thompson. Counting the People in Hellenistic Egypt, Volume 1: Population Registers. Cambridge, 2006.
- Clarysse, W., and D.J. Thompson. Counting the People in Hellenistic Egypt, Volume 2: Historical Studies. Cambridge, 2006.
- Cole, S.G. "Could Greek Women Read and Write?" in H.P. Foley, ed., Reflections of Women in Antiquity (New York, 1981) 219-45.
- Corbier, M. Adoption et Fosterage. Paris, 1999.
- Corbier, M. "Divorce and adoption as Roman familial strategies," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- Cribiore, R. Writing, Teachers, and Students in Graeco-Roman Egypt. Atlanta, 1997.
- Cribiore, R. "A School Tablet: A List of Names and Numbers," BASP 35 (1998) 145-51.
- Dasen, V. Jumeaux, Jumelles dans l'Antiquité grecque et romaine. Zurich, 2005.
- Dasen, V., ed. Naissance et petite enfance dans l'Antiquité. Fribourg, 2004.
- Davidson, T. The Education of the Greek People and its Influence on Civilization. New York, 1894.
- Debut, J. "De l'usage des listes de mots comme fondement de la pédagogie dans l'antiquité," REA 85 (1983) 261-74.
- Delorme, J. Gymnasion: Études sur les monuments consacrés à l'éducation en Grèce. Paris, 1960.
- Derderian, K. Leaving Words to Remember: Greek Mourning and the Advent of Literacy. Leiden, Boston, and Cologne, 2001.
- Dionisotti, A.C. "From Ausonius' Schooldays? A School-Book and its Relatives," JRS 72 (1982) 83-125.
- Dixon, S. "The sentimental ideal of the Roman family," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- Ducat, J. Spartan Education. Youth and Society in the Classical Period. Swansea, 2006.
- Eidinow, E., and C. Taylor. "Lead-Letter Days: Writing, Communication and Crisis in the Ancient Greek World," CQ 60 (2010) 30-62.
- Euben, P.J. Corrupting Youth. Political Education, Democratic Culture, and Political Theory. Princeton, 1998.
- Eyben, E. Restless Youth in Ancient Rome. London, 1993.
- Eyben, E. "Fathers and sons," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991) .
- Fisher, N.R.E. "Greek Associations, Symposia, and Clubs," in M. Grant and R. Kitzinger, eds., Civilization of the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome (New York, 1988) 2.1167-97.
- Fisher, N. "Gymnasia and the Democratic Values of Leisure," in J. König, ed., Greek athletics (Edinburgh, 2010) 66-86.
- Forbes, C.A. "Expanded Uses of the Greek Gymnasium," CP 40 (1945) 32-42.
- Forbes, C.A. Greek Physical Education. New York, 1929.
- Gilliard, F. "More Silent Reading in Antiquity: Non Omne Verbum Sonabat," JBL 112 (1993) 689-94.
- Glazebrook, A. "Reading Women: Book Rolls on Attic Vases," Mouseion 5 (2005) 1-46.
- Golden, M. "Change or Continuity? Children and Childhood in Hellenistic Historiography," in M. Golden and P. Toohey, eds., Inventing Ancient Culture: Historicism, Periodization, and the Ancient World (London, 1997) 176-91.
- Golden, M. "Did the Ancients Care When their Children Died?" G&R 35 (1988) 152-63.
- Golden, M. "A Decade of Demography. Recent Trends in the Study of Greek and Roman Populations," in P. Flensted-Jensen, T.H. Nielsen, and L. Rubinstein, eds., Polis and Politics: Studies in Ancient Greek History (Copenhagen, 2000) 23-40.
- Golden, M. Children And Childhood In Classical Athens. Second edition. Baltimore, 2015.
- Golden, M. "Mortality, Mourning, and Mothers," in V. Dasen, ed., Naissance et petite enfance dans l'Antiquité (Göttingen, 2004) 145-57.
- Goodnick Westenholz, J., Y. Maurey, and E. Seroussi, eds. Music in antiquity: the Near East and the Mediterranean. Berlin, Boston, and Jerusalem, 2014.
- Grubbs, J.E., T. Parkin, and R. Bell, eds. The Oxford handbook of childhood and education in the classical world. Oxford and New York, 2013.
- Gwynn, A. Roman Education from Cicero to Quintilian. Oxford, 1926.
- Hallett, J.P. Fathers and Daughters in Roman Society: Women and the Elite Family. Princeton, 1984.
- Hansen, M.H. The Shotgun Method: The Demography of the Ancient Greek City-State Culture. Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 2006.
- Harlow, M. and R. Laurence. Growing up and Growing Old in Ancient Rome. A Life Course Approach. New York, 2002.
- Harris, M.H. History of Libraries in the Western World. Metuchen [N.J.], 1995.
- Harris, W.V. Ancient Literacy. Cambridge [Mass.], 1989.
- Hartnett, M. By Roman Hands: Inscriptions and Graffiti for Students of Latin. Second edition. Newburyport, 2008.
- Hatzivassiliou, E. "The Attic Phormiskos: Problems of Origin and Function," BICS 45 (2001) 113-48.
- Hemelrijk, E.A. Matrona Docta: Educated Women in the Roman Elite from Cornelia to Julia Domna. London and New York, 1999.
- Hendrickson, G.L. "Ancient Reading," CJ 25 (1929) 192-96.
- Hibler, R.W. Life and Learning in Ancient Athens. Lanham, 1988.
- Hillbom, N. Minoan Games and Game Boards. Lund, 2005.
- Hock, R.F., and E.N. O'Neil. The Chreia in Ancient Rhetoric. Volume I: The Progymnasmata. Atlanta, 1986.
- Hock, R.F., and E.N. O'Neil. The Chreia and Ancient Rhetoric: Classroom Exercises. Atlanta and Leiden, 2002.
- Hong, Y. "Mothering in Ancient Athens: class, identity, and experience," in S.L. Budin and J.M. Turfa, eds., Women in Antiquity: Real Women across the Ancient World (London and New York, 2016) 673-82.
- Hopkins, K. "On the Probable Age Structure of the Roman Population," Population Studies 20 (1966) 245-64.
- Horsfall, N. "Empty Shelves on the Palatine," G&R 40 (1993) 58-67
- Horsfall, N. "Rome without Spectacles," G&R 42 (1995) 49-56.
- Houston, G.W. "Grenfell, Hunt, Breccia, and the Book Collections of Oxyrhynchus," GRBS 47.3 (2007) 327-60.
- Houston, S.D., ed. The shape of script: how and why writing systems change. Santa Fe, 2012.
- Houston, G.W. "How Did You Get Hold of a Book in a Roman Library? Three Second-Century Scenarios," CB 80.1 (2004) 5-13.
- Immerwahr, H.R. "Book Roles on Attic Vases," in C. Henderson, ed., Classical, Mediaeval, and Renaissance Studies in Honor of B.L. Ullman (Rome, 1964), vol. 1, 17-48.
- Immerwahr, H.R. "More Book Roles on Attic Vases," AntK 16 (1973) 143-47.
- Johnson, W.A., and H.N. Parker, eds. Ancient Literacies: The Culture of Reading in Greece and Rome. Oxford and New York, 2009.
- Johnson, W. A. "Toward a Sociology of Reading in Classical Antiquity," AJP 121 (2000) 593-627.
- Joyal, M., I. McDougall, and J.C. Yardley, eds. Greek and Roman Education. A Sourcebook. London and New York, 2008.
- Joyal, M. "Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity (Review Article)," AHB 19.3-4 (2005) 193-97.
- Kah, D., and P. Scholz, eds. Das hellenistische Gymnasion. Berlin, 2004.
- Kefalidou, E. "On Phormiskoi Again," BICS 47 (2004) 23-44.
- Kennedy, G.A. Progymnasmata: Greek Textbooks of Prose Composition and Rhetoric. Writings from the Greco-Roman World. Atlanta, 2003.
- Kennell, N.M. The Gymnasium of Virtue: Education and Culture in Ancient Sparta. Chapel Hill 1995.
- Kleijwegt, M. Ancient Youth: The Ambiguity of Youth and the Absence of Adolescence in Greco-Roman Society. Amsterdam, 1991.
- Kyle, D.G. "Solon and Athletics," AncW 9 (1984) 91-105.
- Laes, C. Children in the Roman Empire: Outsiders Within. Cambridge and New York, 2011.
- Laes, C. "Childbeating in Antiquity: Some Reconsiderations," in K. Mustakallio, J. Hanska, J.-L. Sainio, and V. Vuolanto, eds., Hoping for Continuity. Childhood, Education and Death in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Rome, 2005) 75-90.
- Landels, J.G. Music in Ancient Greece and Rome. London and New York, 1999.
- Lang, M. "Herodotus and the Abacus," Hesperia 26 (1957) 271-87.
- Levin, F.R. Greek Reflections on the Nature of Music. Cambridge and New York, 2009.
- Lindsay, H. Adoption in the Roman world. Cambridge and New York, 2009.
- Lovén, L.L. "Roman Motherhood," in S.L. Budin and J.M. Turfa, eds., Women in Antiquity: Real Women across the Ancient World (London and New York, 2016) 885-94.
- Manguel, A. A History of Reading. New York, 1996.
- Marrou, H.I. A History of Education in Antiquity. New York, 1956.
- McKechnie, P. "An Errant Husband and a Rare Idiom (P. Oxy. 744)," ZPE 127 (1999) 157-61.
- Miller, S.G. aretê: Greek Sports from Ancient Sources. Berkeley, 1991.
- Missiou, A. Literacy and Democracy in Fifth-Century Athens. Cambridge and New York, 2011.
- Morgan, T. "Rhetoric and Education," in I. Worthington, ed., A Companion to Greek rhetoric (Oxford 2007) 303-39.
- Morgan, T. Literate Education in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds. Cambridge, 1998.
- Morgan, T. "Literate Education in Classical Athens," CQ 49 (1999) 46-61.
- Muir, J.V. "A Note on Ancient Methods of Learning to Write," CQ 34 (1984) 236-37.
- Neils, J., and J.H. Oakley, eds. Coming of Age in Ancient Greece. Images of Childhood from the Classical Past. New Haven, 2003.
- Netz, R.. Ludic Proof: Greek Mathematics and the Alexandrian Aesthetic. Cambridge and New York, 2009.
- Nicholls, M. Review of M. Gigante: Philodemus in Italy. The Books from Herculaneum. G&R 50 (2003) 238-40.
- Pache, C.O. Baby and Child Heroes in Ancient Greece. Urbana and Chicago, 2004.
- Parks, E.P. The Roman Rhetorical Schools As A Preparation For The Courts Under The Early Empire. Baltimore, 1946.
- Platthy, J. Sources on the Earliest Greek Libraries. Amsterdam 1968.
- Pomeroy, S.B. "Technikai kai Mousikai: The Education of Women in the Fourth Century and in the Hellenistic Period," AJAH 2 (1977) 51-68.
- Poulakos, T. Speaking for the Polis: Isocrates' Rhetorical Education. Columbia [SC], 1997.
- Powell, B.B. Writing: Theory and History of the Technology of Civilization. Chichester and Malden, 2009.
- Power, T. The Culture of Kitharoidia. Cambridge [Mass.], 2007.
- Pritchard, D.M. "Athens," in W.M. Bloomer, ed., A Companion to Ancient Education (Chichester and Malden, 2015) 112-22.
- Rawson, B. Children and Childhood in Roman Italy. Oxford, 2003.
- Rawson, B. "Adult-child relationships in Roman society," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- Rawson, B., ed. A companion to families in the Greek and Roman worlds. Chichester and Malden, 2011.
- Rihll, T.E. "Teaching and Learning in Classical Athens," G&R 50 (2003) 168-90.
- Robb, K. Literacy and Paideia in Ancient Greece. Oxford, 1994.
- Roskam, G. "From Stick to Reasoning. Plutarch on the Communication between Teacher and Pupil," WS 117 (2004) 93-114.
- Saenger, P. Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading. Stanford, 1997.
- Saller, R. "Corporal punishment, authority, and obedience in the Roman household," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991) xx.
- Shapiro, H.A. "Fathers and Sons, Men and Boys," in J. Neils, ed., Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past (New Haven, 2003) 85-112.
- Shaw, B.D. "Raising and Killing Children: Two Roman Myths," Mnemosyne 54 (2001) 31-77.
- Sider, D. The Library of the Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum. Los Angeles, 2005.
- Slater, N.W. "Literacy and Old Comedy," in I. Worthington, ed., Voice into Text: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece (Leiden, 1996) 99-112.
- Snyder, H.G. "'Above the Bath of Myrtinus': Justin Martyr's 'School' in the City of Rome," HTR 100.3 (2007) 335-62.
- Sommerstein, A.H., and C. Atherton, eds. Education in Greek Fiction. Bari, 1996.
- Starr, R.J. "Reading Aloud," CJ 86 (1991) 337ff.
- Starr, R.J., "The Circulation of Literary Texts in the Roman World," CQ 37 (1987) 213-23.
- Starr, R.J. "Lectores and Book Reading," CJ 86 (1990-91) 337-43.
- Stein, P. Schriftkultur. Eine Geschichte des Schreibens und Lesens. Munich, 2006.
- Thomas, R. Literacy and Orality in Ancient Greece. Cambridge, 1992.
- Too, Y.L., and N. Livingstone, eds. Pedagogy and Power: Rhetorics of Classical Learning. Cambridge, 1998.
- Too, Y.L. Rhetoric of Identity in Isocrates: Text, Power, Pedagogy. Cambridge, 1995.
- Too, Y.L. The Pedagogical Contract: The Economies of Teaching and Learning in the Ancient World. Ann Arbor, 2000.
- Too, Y.L., ed. Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity. Leiden, Boston, and Cologne, 2001.
- Treggiari, S. "Divorce Roman style: how easy and how frequent was it?," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- Treu, U. "Herondas 3.24-26 und die Schulpraxis," QUCC 8 (1981) 113-16.
- Uzzi, J.D. Children in the Visual Arts of Imperial Rome. Cambridge, 2005.
- Vesley, M. "Gladiatorial Training for Girls in the Collegia Iuvenum of the Roman Empire," EMC 17 (1998) 85-93.
- Wallace-Hadrill, A. "Houses and households: sampling Pompeii and Herculaneum," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- Watson, J., ed. Speaking Volumes: Orality and Literacy in the Greek and Roman World. Leiden, 2001.
- Watts, E.J. City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria. Reprint. Berkeley and London, 2008.
- Weaver, P.R.C. "Children of freedmen (and freedwomen)," in B. Rawson, ed., Marriage, divorce, and children in ancient Rome (Oxford, 1991)
- West, S. "Whose Baby ? A Note on P. Oxy. 744," ZPE 121 (1998) 167-72.
- Wiedemann, T. Adults and Children in the Roman Empire. London, 1989.
- Williams G.D. "Representations of the Book-roll in Latin Poetry: Ovid, Tr. 1.1.3-14 and Related Texts," Mnemosyne 45 (1992) 178-89.
- Winsbury, R. The Roman Book. London, 2009.
- Wolicki, A. "The Education of Women in Ancient Greece," in W.M. Bloomer, ed., A companion to ancient education (Chichester, 2015) 305-20.
- Worthington, I., ed., Voice into Text: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece. Leiden, 1996.
- Worthington, I., and J.M. Foley, eds. Epea and Grammata: Oral and
Written Communication in Ancient Greece. (Orality and Literacy in Ancient
Greece, vol. 4.) Leiden, 2002.
- Wycherley, R.E. "Peripatos: The Athenian Philosophical Scene II: The Gymnasia and the Philosophical Schools," G&R 9 (1962) 2-21.
- Young, N.H. "The Figure of the Paidagōgos in Art and Literature," The Biblical Archaeologist 53 (1990) 80-86.
- Yunis, H. Written Texts and the Rise of Literate Culture in Ancient Greece. Cambridge, 2003.
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