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to judge from its name, the principal training school for gladiators in Rome. It was in Region III (Not. Cur.), and is represented on a fragment (4) of the Marble Plan as a rectangular court, about 60 by 90 metres in size, surrounded with small chambers and containing an elliptical enclosure. Other references (Herod. i. 15. 8, 16. 3; CIL vi. 1645, 1647 (=x. 1710), 7659, 10164-10170) give no information as to its location, but it was probably one of the four established by Domitian (Chron. 146) near the Colosseum, perhaps at the beginning of the via Labicana (HJ 298-299) or just east of S. Clemente (Atti del Congresso Storico 1907, i. 115).

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