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SPHAERISTERIUM (Gr. ackaipear 1pun)

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 646 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SPHAERISTERIUM (Gr. ackaipear 1pun), o' aIpa, ball), the term in Classic architecture given to a large open space connected with the Roman thermae, for exercise with balls after the bather had been anointed; they were also provided in the Roman villas.
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