palaestra

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Synonyms for palaestra

a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes

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Also significant is the unemphatic position of the reference to pederasty in each passage; it is represented as one among several associations of the gymnasium and palaestra.
280 exercent patrias oleo labente palaestras nudati socii: iuvat evasisse tot urbes Argolicas mediosque fugam tenuisse per hostis.