Berghaus, Der Verwandtschaftsverhaltnisse der altenglischen Interlinearversionen des Psalters und der Cantica, Palaestra
272 (Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1979), 18-21, 44-64, 73-76.
These bronze vessels depicting athletes seem perfectly suited to their function as oil containers and one can easily imagine their use in the baths and the palaestra
The high spirits, too, tend to dilute the heft of a narrative whose thematic arc (the central issue here, as in "Forum," pertains to freedom) builds to the reunion of Daemones with his long-abandoned daughter, Palaestra
, who was kidnapped at 3 and has spent her adult life as a prostitute.
It could thus be Plautus's Palaestra
talking to Zukofsky's Polly when the latter says to another character in the next scene, "You speak from my lips.
42) Hence the nexus between the palaestra
and pederastic courtship may be founded on a complex array of connected social interactions and needs.
features articles on athletic events, physical rehabilitation, and recreation.
In the De Lipsii Latinitate Palaestra
I of 1595, indeed, the crusade becomes a King Charles's head, prompting Scaliger's sardonic reference to the work as De Latinitate Lipsiana adversus Turcam.
We also managed to identify the Forum, the Forum Baths and the Palaestra
No Roman town was complete without its baths, of course, and a full work-out in these and on the palaestra
or exercise ground next door could take up most of the day.
of the Samnite Palaestra
as a temple of Heracles (73-5), of the Oplontis villa as a sanatorium/hotel (180-3), of the Villa Imperiale as a series of dining rooms (218-20: surely this must be right), and of the reputed Sacellum larum publicorum as a public library (273-5: this I can in no way accept).
In the court of the Pompeii palaestra
, a marble replica of the Doryphoros by Polykleitos stood on a base over one meter high, sufficient enough to prove the sculpture's new stature of oeuvre d'art(20); at Herculaneum, in the small square peristyle of the so-called Villa of the Pisones, a bronze herm of the work stood beside a bust of one of the Amazons, also by one of the great masters of the fifth century; and a marble herm of the same Doryphoros also came from Herculaneum.
The parallel to the mingling of the sexes practicing gymnastics in the palaestra
in Callipolis is striking, but the similarity derives from opposite impulses.