History of Teaching of Ancient Greek in Germany
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The teaching of Ancient Greek (AG) in the German-speaking countries and especially in Germany itself was stamped by the ideology of ‘Humanism’, ‘Neo-Humanism’, and ‘Third Humanism’. The term ‘Humanism’ itself betrays a close connection to the Italian Renaissance and the German Reformation, as regards both the legitimization of introducing and the method o…

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John Kazazis and Pavlos Chairopoulos, “History of Teaching of Ancient Greek in Germany”, in: Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: First Last. Consulted online on 30 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-448X_eagll_COM_00000180>
First published online: 2013

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