Didaskalos

Didaskalos

 

a teacher in Ancient Greece (in grammarian schools and Kythera schools) and Byzantium. The word didaskalos was also often used for teachers in the brotherhood schools of southwestern Rus’ and in the Greek-Latin schools of the 17th-century Russian state.

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After all, as was customary for Athenian playwrights, Aristophanes was revered as a didaskalos (teacher): the audience expected him to give them serious political advice.
Basil the Great of Caesarea and Gregory of Nyssa called their sister Macrina their didaskalos, their master or teacher.
The work, a Habilitation at the University of Tubingen, with Otfried Hofius as main advisor, is composed of four parts: (1) an analysis of the structure of the whole Gospel as a means of providing a context for 9:9-13; (2) a short grammatical and lexical analysis of the pericope; (3) the call and eleos (mercy), the exegetical heart of the book, with studies of am ha-aretz, didaskalos, the parallels in 1 Kings 19:19-21 and Ezekiel 34, the rabbinic formula "come and learn," sinful publicans (sinners is epexegetical), and especially of Hosea 6:6 in its original context and its function in Matthew.