Education (See also Teaching.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Education (See also Teaching.)

  1. Academy, the Plato’s school in Athens. [Gk. Hist.: Benét, 5]
  2. Cadmus introduced the alphabet to the Greeks. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 161]
  3. Cambridge one of two leading British universities (since 1231); consists of 24 colleges. [Br. Education: Payton, 116]
  4. Catherine of Alexandria, St. patroness of education. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 58]
  5. Education of Henry Adams, The autobiography describing intellectual influences on the author. [Am. Lit.: Hart, 249]
  6. Emile Rousseau’s treatise on education of children (1762). [Fr. Lit.: Emile, Magill III, 330–333]
  7. Feverel, Sir Austen rears his son by a scientific system in which women were a minor factor. [Br. Lit.: Meredith The Ordeal of Richard Feverel in Magill I, 692]
  8. Gradgrind, Thomas raises and educates children on materialistic principles. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Hard Times]
  9. Grand Tour, the European tour as necessary part of education for British aristocrats. [Eur. Hist.: Plumb, 414]
  10. Instructions to a Son papyrus document; one of earliest preserved writings (c. 2500 B.C.). [Classical Hist.: Grun, 2]
  11. Ivy League select group of colleges: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Yale. [Am. Education: Payton, 343]
  12. Lyceum a gymnasium where Aristotle taught in ancient Athens. [Gk. Hist.: Hart, 502]
  13. McGuffey Readers sold 122,000,000 copies and exerted profound moral and cultural effect in mid 19th-century America. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 509]
  14. mortarboard closefitting cap with flat square piece and tassel; part of academic costume. [Am. and Br. Culture: Misc.]
  15. Oxford one of two leading British universities (c. 1167); consists of 34 colleges. [Br. Education: Payton, 502]
  16. Phi Beta Kappa honorary scholarship society. [Am. Hist.: Hart, 651]
  17. Seven Sisters select group of colleges: Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith, Vassar, Wellesley. [Am. Education: Payton, 615]
  18. Sorbonne University of Paris; long esteemed as educational center. [Fr. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1019]
  19. Wanderjahr a year’s absence from one’s schooling as period to reflect on learning. [Eur. Hist.: Plumb, 414]