exercise-yard of a public bath-house, in Britain sometimes covered
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Private school in ancient Greece in which boys were trained in physical exercises. The term is also used for that part of the Gymnasium set aside for boxing and wrestling. ...
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The ground where citizens exercised. Men competed at wrestling, athletics, such as running and long jumping, ball games and swimming. Women worked out with weights. Also the exercise court in a bath house where the patrons could meet.
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• (n.) See Palestra.
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The palaestra (παλαίστρα) was the ancient Greek wrestling school. The events that did not require a lot of space, such as boxing and wrestling, were practised there. The palaestra functioned both independently and as a part of public gymnasia; a palaestra could exist without a gymnasium, b...
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[mythology] In Greek mythology, Palaestra (Παλαίστρα) was a name attributed to two characters, who were both associated with the god Hermes: one was a mortal lover of Hermes, whereas the other was considered his daughter and a goddess of wrestling. Myths concerning both provided an ...
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1) Athletic field 2) Field 3) Palestra 4) Playing area 5) Playing field
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