I.one who practised the five exercises of pitching the quoit, running, leaping, wrestling, and hurling (post-Aug.), Plin. 34, 8, 19, § 57; so id. 34, 8, 19, §§ 68 and 72.‡ † pentathlum , i, n., = πένταθλον, the contest of the five exercises of pitching the quoit, running, leaping, wrestling, and hurling (post-class.): pentathlum antiqui quinquartium dixerunt. Id autem genus exercitationis ex his quinque artibus constat, jactu disci, cursu, saltu, jaculatione, luctatione, Paul. ex Fest. p. 211 Müll.
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pentathlos or -us , i, m., = πένταθλος,