1. In humans, the assessment of the action, will on reflection and contemplation.
2. Politically, the emphasis of power, the desire for domination of the empire.
3. Socially, the affirmation of individual and family life, in front or next to the State.
4. In culture, the lack of a philosophy, a disinterested inquiry, but instead, the creation of legal rules of law.
5. In education emphasis of the volitional power of habit and exercise, in a realistic, off the Greek intellectual and realistic.
6. The need for individual student study.
7. The consideration of family life and especially the father in the practice of education.
8. In more advanced, the creation of the first state education system, extending outside of Rome, to all corners of the Empire.

Roman education can be divided into three major periods:

1. The education of the heroic age, patrician, from the sixth century BC until
2. The education of the time of the Hellenic influence from the third century BC
3. The education of the imperial era, from the first century BC the V D.C

Rome to be their great empire, the course of many centuries, came to unify diverse peoples and cultural backgrounds, becoming at the same time, intermediaries of peoples and ancient cultures with prosperity. This does not, however, that the Romans have created something original on the contrary, they molded a culture that replaces a higher synthesis of earlier cultures, but with the peculiar stamp of earthy reality, historical and social

* Compared with the Greeks. Who were devotees of the spirit, the Romans were characterized by their practicality, building material.
* In accordance with reality, had a strong social and political influence, this explains that Rome has been the cradle of law (Roman) which means the best spiritual theoretical creation of the Romans.
* Further evaluation of the action over reflection.
* Eagerness to dominate, rule, due to its imperialist policies of expansion and new conquest.
* Universal sense of culture and education, Christian religion was universal, multi-territory and in all continents of the time, their language, Latin, equally universal.
* Intervention of home education, the major intervention in the early stages.
* An awareness of the need for individual and psychological understanding of the learner.
* Pursued as an ideal education, in general terms, training for public life: the Speaker, based on a political culture - legal.