Palaestra sentence example

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  • The priests deserted the Temple for the palaestra and the young nobles wore the Greek cap. The Jews of Jerusalem were enrolled as citizens of Antioch.
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  • An Ionic capital found here possibly belonged to the palaestra.
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  • To the west are the remains of an extensive building of the Roman period, probably a palaestra with a small Odeum attached.
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  • To the east of the gorge the wall still follows the edge of low cliffs of the, coast, and continues to do so all along the east side of Achradina 1 The date of the fragment of city wall immediately to the north-east of the so-called palaestra is uncertain; it is therefore doubtful whether it can belong to this system of defences (Lupus, pp. 308, 331).
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  • Immediately adjoining the gymnasium on the south was a Palaestra, the place of exercise for wrestlers and boxers.
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  • The chief entrances to the palaestra were at south-west and south-east, separated by a double colonnade which extended along the south side.
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  • Near the palaestra on the south a - Byzantine church forms the central point in a complex group of remains.
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  • A copious supply of water was required for the service of the altars and temples, for the private dwellings of priests and officials, for the use of the gymnasium, palaestra, &c., and for the thermae which arose in Roman times.
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  • Between the entrance to the triangular forum (so-called) and the temple of Isis is the Palaestra, an area surrounded by a colonnade; it is a structure of the pre-Roman period, intended for boys, not men.
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  • The greater thermae (the so-called "Stabian" baths), which were originally built in the 2nd century B.C., and repaired about So B.C., are on a much more extensive scale than the others, and combine with the special purposes of the building a palaestra in the centre and other apartments for exercise or recreation.
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  • Beyond this, on the way to the east coast, are the remains of the new and the old palaestra, also partially excavated.
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  • Dr Karl Schmidt's Margareta von Anjou, vor and bei Shakespeare (Palaestra, liv., Berlin, 1906) is a useful digest of authorities.
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  • As such Apollo is KovpoTp600s (" rearer of boys") and patron of the palaestra.
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