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γυμνα?́σ-ιον [α^], τό,
I. in pl., bodily exercises, Pi.Fr.129.4, Hdt.9.33, Hp.Art.58, Pl.R.539d,etc.
2. metaph., γυμνάσιον γράφειν write an exercise or essay, Gal.19.17.
II. gymnastic school, E.Ph.368, Antipho 3.2.3, Pl.Criti.117c(pl.),etc.; ἐκ θἠμετέρου γυμνασίου from our school, Ar.V. 526: pl., γ. τὰ ἱππόκροτα the hippodrome, E.Hipp.229 (anap.).
b. οἱ ἀπὸ γ. in Egypt, those who have received training as ἔφηβοι, i.e. the Hellenized inhabitants of the μητροπόλεις, PFlor.179.24 (i A. D.), etc.
2. generally, school,ἐν γυμνασίοις ἈκαδημίαςEpicr.11.11; “ἐν Ὁμηρείῳ γ.Epigr.Gr.860 (Chios); “γ. ἀρετῆςLuc.Nigr.19; of a philosophic school,ἐκ τοῦ αὐτοῦ γ.Pl.Grg.493d, cf. “ ἀπὸ τοῦ αὐτοῦ γ.Dam.Pr.399: metaph., “γῆ γ. ζωῆςSecund.Sent.15.
3. in collective sense, the youths who attend the school, IPE2.299.8 (Panticapaeum).
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    • Antiphon, Second Tetralogy, 2.3
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 526
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 229
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 368
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    • Plato, Republic, 539d
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    • Plato, Critias, 117c
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 58
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