Gymnasiarch
Gymnasiarch Gym*na"si*arch (j[i^]m*n[=a]"z[i^]*[aum]rk), n. [L. gymnasiarchus, Gr. gymnasi`archos; gymna`sion + 'a`rchein to govern: cf. F. gymnasiarque.] (Gr. Antiq.) An Athenian officer who superintended the gymnasia, and provided the oil and other necessaries at his own expense. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gymnasĭarch — (griech.), in griechischen Staaten der Aufsichtsbeamte über Gymnasien und Palästren. In Athen war mit dem Amte (Gymnasiarchie) die Pflicht verbunden, auf eigne Kosten für die gymnischen Wettspiele die Kämpfer zu stellen und die Einrichtung des… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • gymnasiarch — [jim nā′zē ärk΄] n. [L gymnasiarchus < Gr gymnasiarchos < gymnasion, GYMNASIUM + archos, ARCH] in ancient Greece, an official who supervised athletic games, contests, and schools …   English World dictionary

  • gymnasiarch — gymnasiarchy, n. /jim nay zee ahrk /, n. (in ancient Greece) a magistrate who superintended the gymnasia and public games in certain cities. [1650 60; < L gymnasiarchus master of a gymnasium < Gk gymnasíarchos, equiv. to gymnási(on) (see… …   Universalium

  • Gymnasiarch — Gym|na|si|ạrch, der; en, en [griech. gymnasíarchos] (hist.): Leiter eines Gymnasiums (2) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gymnasiarch — Gym|na|si|arch der; en, en <aus gleichbed. gr. gymnasíarchos> Leiter eines antiken Gymnasiums (2) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • gymnasiarch — gym·na·si·arch …   English syllables

  • gymnasiarch — /dʒɪmˈneɪziak/ (say jim nayzeeahk) noun a magistrate who super intended the gymnasia and certain public games in ancient Athens. {Latin gymnasiarchus, from Greek gymnasiarchos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gymnasiarch — zēˌärk noun ( s) Etymology: Latin gymnasiarchus, from Greek gymnasiarchos, from gymnasion gymnasium + archos chief, ruler more at archi 1. : one responsible for the training of athletes in ancient Greece 2. : the head or head tutor of a school or …   Useful english dictionary

  • γυμνασιαρχῇ — γυμνασιαρχέω to be gymnasiarch pres subj mp 2nd sg γυμνασιαρχέω to be gymnasiarch pres ind mp 2nd sg γυμνασιαρχέω to be gymnasiarch pres subj act 3rd sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • γυμνασιαρχήσει — γυμνασιαρχέω to be gymnasiarch aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) γυμνασιαρχέω to be gymnasiarch fut ind mid 2nd sg γυμνασιαρχέω to be gymnasiarch fut ind act 3rd sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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