The owner of a gladiatorial troupe, responsible for their training. He rented his troupe to the editor of the games. A lanista could also referee gladiatorial contests. From the reign of Marcus Aurelius onwards, the profession of lanista was not as lucrative as it had been, since the state obliged him to supply all his gladiators at a fixed price, â€¦...
(Latin) owner and trainer of gladiators.Found on http://www.hestories.info/greco-roman-world-glossary.html
lanista (s), lanistae (pl) Gladiator trainer of professional gladiators in ancient Rome who fought against each other, wild animals, and condemned criminals; often to the death, for the entertainment of spectators. These fights took place in arenas in many cities from the Roman Republic period and into the Roman Empire times. Gladiator...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/4182/
A lanista was a man who purchased and looked after gladiators.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/CXL.HTM
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