Definition of Palaestras

1. palaestra [n] - See also: palaestra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palaestras

palaeosubduction
palaeosubductions
palaeotemperature
palaeotemperatures
palaeothermometer
palaeothermometers
palaeothermometry
palaeotropical
palaeotropics
palaeovirus
palaeoxylology
palaeozoologist
palaeozoology
palaestra
palaestrae
palaestras (current term)
palaestric
palaetiologist
palaetiologists
palaetiology
palagi
palagis
palagonite
palagonitic
palais
palama
palamae
palamate
palamedeae
palamino

Literary usage of Palaestras

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hermes by Ernst Willibald Emil Hübner, Georg Kaibel, Carl Robert, Friedrich Leo, Georg Wissowa (1869)
"... iidem palaestras ... effigies colunt hi maxime, qui se ne viventes quidem nosci volunt. eidem palaestras ..."

2. Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals by Thomas Davidson (1897)
"If we assume that some of these palaestras were for boys, as we apparently have a right to do, we must conclude that some, at least, if not all, ..."

3. Theophrastou Charakteres =: The Characters of Theophrastus by Theophrastus, Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1870)
"... and goes to the palaestras, the regular wrestling schools : see c. xix. note 4. 9 at a conjuror's performance] See c. XVI. note 6. ..."

4. The Education of the Greek People and Its Influence on Civilization by Thomas Davidson (1894)
"While this expansion was progressing in the music-schools, a corresponding contraction was going on in the palaestras. These were, no doubt, still attended; ..."

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