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(Middle Ages) a higher division of the curriculum in a medieval university involving arithmetic and music and geometry and astronomy

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Alberto Gallo, "The Musico Testore of Zaccaria Tevo," Quadrivium 8 (1967): 101-111.
5) Alcuiniana viene de Alcuino, quien en el siglo VIII ya trato de recuperar el saber clasico centrando los programas de estudio en torno a las siete artes liberales distribuidas en dos grupos fundamentales: el Trivium y el Quadrivium.
Ha comprobado que este texto permite alcanzar una mayor claridad sobre algunas partes mas dificiles o enigmaticas de sus obras teologicas y que la comparacion con los otros comentarios medievales sobre la aritmetica puede mejorar el conocimiento de la filosofia medieval, en concreto sobre el papel del quadrivium en ella.
In truth, the liberal arts in antiquity consisted in the trivium and the quadrivium, and it was only the former (grammar, dialectics, and rhetoric) that in any way could be considered "opposed to the arts of numbers.
The Burncoat High School Quadrivium will join the Salisbury Singers in the concert.
Es probable que el horizonte 2020 de los jesuitas sea en realidad la vuelta a los origenes, a lo que suponia el aprender algo cuando aun no existian ni las universidades, ni los planes de estudios, ni el trivium y el quadrivium siquiera.
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In ancient Greece there was a quadrivium, namely, four subjects without which the Greeks felt humans could not develop properly.
The trivium (grammar, logic, and rhetoric) was taught first, followed by the four mathematically-oriented subjects of the quadrivium (geometry, arithmetic, astronomy, and music (mainly harmony)).
Rabano adopta la division clasica de las Artes Liberales en Trivium y Quadrivium, pero ensaya tambien otras aproximaciones, y de ahi que considere igualmente otras disciplinas como la Historia, la Filosofia y la Etica.
No fue fortuito que los Individuos de ese tiempo que aspiraban al conocimiento--artistas incluidos--hayan tenido en su Instruccion el cultivo de la musica, ya que era una de las disciplinas obligadas en la curricula del Quadrivium medieval.
Noteworthy is his adding of 'perspective' as a fifth discipline to the mathematical learning of the quadrivium (56).
2010, 'The Quadrivium of Online Consultation: Policy, Culture, Resources, Technology', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol.
Then, during the Middle Ages, the liberal arts were infused with Christian virtues and studied in the university as the Quadrivium and Trivium.
For example, education was based around the teaching of the Trivium (language based subjects) and Quadrivium (number based subjects).