Paidonomos

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Paidonomos

 

an official in ancient Sparta appointed by the council of elders, or gerousia, to supervise the conduct and the military and physical training of children and adolescents.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?