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Temples, tombs, and monuments of ancient Greece and Rome.

W. H. Davenport Adams

Temples, tombs, and monuments of ancient Greece and Rome.

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'dwelling', semantically distinct from Latin templum, "temple") were structures built to house deity statues within Greek sanctuaries in ancient Greek temple interiors did not serve as meeting places, since the sacrifices and rituals dedicated to the respective deity took place outside them, within the wider precinct.

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