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Intellectual and social background of Aulus Gellius's and Flavius Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosius's general educational scientific writings



Year of publication 2006
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Sborník prací Filozofické fakulty brněnské univerzity, řada klasická N, Graeco-Latina Brunensia
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords Ancient Latin Prose; Educational Literature; Gellius; Macrobius
Description The article proves by evidence of the two general educational writings - Gellius's informational as well as genre-varied miscellaneous work Noctes Atticae from the 2nd part of the 2nd century AD and educational dialogue Saturnalia by Macrobius from the fifth century AD - the transformation of the cultural self-consciousness and related educational aims, which undergoes Roman intellectual elite facing the gradual expanding christianity and the decline of Roman empire.
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