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  • English: Ephebos (often in the plural epheboi), also anglicised as ephebe (plural: ephebi), is a Greek word for an adolescent age group or a social status reserved for that age in Classical antiquity. Though the word can simply refer to the adolescent age of young men of training age, its main use is for the members, exclusively from that age group, of an official institution (ephebia) that saw to building them into citizens, but especially training them as soldiers, sometimes already sent into the field.
a Greek term for a male adolescent, or for a social status reserved for that age, in Antiquity
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Subclass ofyoung man
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