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GYMNASIUM NERONIS a building for gymnastic purposes, dedicated by Nero in 62 A.D. (Suet. Nero 12: dedicatisque thermis atque gymnasio senatui quoque et equiti oleum praebuit; Tac. Ann. xiv. 47: gymnasium eo anno dedicatum a Nerone praebitumque oleum equiti ac senatui Graeca facilitate), or in 60 after the establishment of the Neronia (Cass. Dio lxi. 21. I:kai\ e)p) au)tw=| kai\ to\ gumna/sion w)|kodo/mhsev e)laio/on tw e)n th=| kaqierw/sei au)tou= kai\ toi=s bouleutai=s kai\ toi=s I(ppeu=si proi=ka e)/neime). Later in 62 the gymnasium was burned and a bronze statue of Nero melted (Tac. Ann. xv. 22). Philostratus (vit. Apoll. iv. 42) says that it was one of the most wonderful buildings in the city. There are no other references to this gymnasium, but it would be natural to suppose that it was near or connected with the THERMAE (q.v.), which Nero is said to have dedicated at the same time (Suet. loc. cit.). The language of Philostratus seems to make no distinction between gumna/si