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A school with a system was first started by the Byzantine people in 425 AD. Before that, Greeks were getting together and studying with teachers without getting organized. During the Middle Ages, the main point of most European schools was to teach the Latin language. After the Middle Ages, schools started offering more classes and subjects.

  1. 1. What was the point of school in the Middle Ages?
    1. a. Teach math
    2. b. Teach Latin
    3. c. Teach science
  2. 2. When was the first school established?
    1. a. 227
    2. b. 530
    3. c. 425
  3. 3. Who had the first schools?
    1. a. Byzantines
    2. b. Romans
    3. c. Greeks