trivium
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, meeting of three ways, crossroads Date: 1647 a group of studies consisting of grammar, rhetoric, and logic and forming the lower division of the seven liberal arts in medieval universities — compare quadrivium

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  • Trivium — Trivium …   Википедия

  • trivium — [ trivjɔm ] n. m. • 1797; mot lat. « carrefour à trois voies » ♦ Anciennt Division inférieure des sept arts enseignés dans les universités du Moyen Âge. Le trivium (grammaire, rhétorique, dialectique) et le quadrivium. ● trivium nom masculin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trivium — TRÍVIUM s.n. Parte a învăţământului elementar medieval care cuprindea gramatica, retorica şi dialectica. [pr.: vi um] – Din lat., fr. trivium. Trimis de Joseph, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  trívium s. n. (sil. vi um) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Trivium — is the Latin singular form of trivia. It may refer to the following: * Trivium (band), an American heavy metal band * Trivium (cipher), a synchronous stream cipher * Trivium (education), in medieval educational theory …   Wikipedia

  • Trivium — (lat.; pronunc. [tríbium]) m. Trivio: grupo de disciplinas estudiadas en la Edad Media, constituido por la gramática, la retórica y la dialéctica. * * * trívium. m. trivio. * * * Del latín, trivium (tres: tres y vía: camino), confluencia de tres… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Trivium — Triv i*um, n. [LL. See {Trivial}.] 1. The three liberal arts, grammar, logic, and rhetoric; being a triple way, as it were, to eloquence. [1913 Webster] Note: The trivium and quadrivium together made up the seven liberal arts. See {Quadrivium}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • TRIVIUM — a ftribus viis dictum, quibus Triviam praefuisse, diximus suô locô; addo hîc saltem, apud Graecos proin olim, divites sub novilunium vespere cenam Hecatae in trivia mittere consuevisse, quam pauperes devorabant; vi docet Aristophanes, Pluto, unde …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • trivium — 1804, from M.L., grammar, rhetoric, and logic, first three of the seven liberal arts in the Middle Ages, considered less important than arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music. From L. trivium place where three roads meet (see TRIVIAL (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Trivium —         (лат.) трёхпутье. Первый цикл «свободных искусств» (см, Аrtes liberales): грамматика, диалектика, риторика. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В.… …   Философская энциклопедия

  • Trivĭum — (lat.), 1) Dreiweg; 2) ehemals in den Schulen der vorbereitende Cursus, bestehend im Unterricht in der Grammatik, Rhetorik u. Dialektik; vgl. Quadrivium 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Trivium — Trivium, in der Zoologie, s. Bivium …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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