Quadrivium meaning

kwŏ-drĭvē-əm
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The higher division of the seven liberal arts in the Middle Ages, composed of geometry, astronomy, arithmetic, and music.
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In the Middle Ages, the higher division of the seven liberal arts, consisting of arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music.
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The higher division of the seven liberal arts in the Middle Ages, composed of geometry, astronomy, arithmetic, and music.
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Origin of quadrivium

  • Late Latin from Latin place where four roads meet quadri- quadri- via road via

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin quadrivium (“the four mathematical studies"), from Latin quattuor (“four") + via (“road").

    From Wiktionary