|This article is about the gymnasium in Boeotia. For other uses, see Gymnasium.|
Instead of Drakon, Kassandra found Melanippos, a man who had moved to Thebes with dreams of becoming a pankratist, and who instead had fallen in love with Drakon. From him Kassandra learned that Drakon usually spent all night and day at the Gymnasium with Melanippos, but that lately Drakon had seemed distracted.
Sure that his beloved had found someone else, Melanippos asked for Kassandra's help in making a love potion.
- When driven out of the Fort of Plataia, the leader of Boeotia withdrew into Thebes, walking its streets and occasionally training at the Gymnasium.