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date: 18 January 2020

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This article examines private and public education in Hellenistic and Roman times. It first describes education in Graeco-Roman society, and then moves on to discuss Jewish primary education. The next section focuses on the higher education of the Jews, before it finally discusses Jewish participation in Graeco-Roman education. The article also considers professional education and women's education in Roman Palestine.

Keywords: private education, public education, primary education, higher education, Graeco-Roman education, professional education, women's education

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