The trivium was the real basis of the secular education of the period.
These subjects were the trivium, and the more advanced Quadrivium.
But let us rather seek it in the curriculum of the trivium and Quadrivium.
He was versed not less in the arts of the trivium than in the sciences of the Quadrivium.
It taught the three arts, Latin grammar, rhetoric and dialectics, known as the trivium.
A century later the parliamentary commissioners introduced mathematics into the trivium where it replaced grammar.
Such men as Anselm were educated on the trivium and Quadrivium.
The trivium was an introduction to metaphysics, but the metaphysics were strongly theological in bias and nakedly logical in form.
Rhetoric, the second branch of the trivium, bore that vague relationship to grammar which it bears in modern parlance.
(Hence Gang is called the tripathag or running in the trivium in heaven, earth and hell).
1804, from Medieval Latin, "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 Latin trivium "place where three roads meet" (see trivial).