trivium

[ triv-ee-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF trivium
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Such men as Anselm were educated on the Trivium and Quadrivium.

The Trivium was sometimes designated as logic and the Quadrivium as physic.

Thus the first three books contain the Trivium and Quadrivium.

But let us rather seek it in the curriculum of the Trivium and Quadrivium.

These subjects were the Trivium, and the more advanced Quadrivium.

The Trivium was the real basis of the secular education of the period.

He was versed not less in the arts of the Trivium than in the sciences of the Quadrivium.

A special importance must be assigned to the school of grammar—the first member of the trivium—at Cambridge.

A century later the parliamentary commissioners introduced mathematics into the trivium where it replaced grammar.

The Trivium was an introduction to metaphysics, but the metaphysics were strongly theological in bias and nakedly logical in form.

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