added by archaeologs
Officers in the Grecian gymnasia, appointed to anoint the athletae. Sometimes the wvord is used for the masters of the exercise, such as the Gymnastas and Psedotribae.
CLASSICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS, LAWS, INSTITUTIONS, ARTS, ETC. CELEBRATED NATIONS OF ANTIQUITY, THE MIDDLE AGES. TO WHICH IS PREFIXED A SYNOPTICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF ANCIENT HISTORY. BY P. AUSTIN NUTTALL, LL.D.