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- n. In Greek architecture, a porch at the rear of a temple, set against the blank back wall of the cella.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek architecture, an open vestibule within the portico at the end behind the cella in most ancient peripteral or dipteral temples, corresponding to the pronaos at the principal end, into which opens the main entrance. Also called epinaos and posticum.
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