Adytum

• (n.) The innermost sanctuary or shrine in ancient temples, whence oracles were given. Hence: A private chamber; a sanctum.
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Adytum

Ad'y·tum noun Adyta . [ Latin , from Greek ..., noun , from ..., adjective , not to be entered; 'a priv. + ... to enter.] The innermost sanctuary or shrine in ancient temples, whence oracles were given. Hence: A private chamber; a sanctum.
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adytum

adytum 1. The sanctum in certain ancient temples which was open only to priests. 2. A private chamber; a sanctum. Etymology: from Greek a-, 'not' plus Greek dyein, 'to enter'. A secret chamber or place of retirement in the ancient temples, and considered to be the most sacred spot, the innermost sanctuary, or shrine. No one but the officiating p...
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Adytum

An adytum was the inner most part of a Greek temple. It was a room so sacred that only the priests were allowed to enter it.
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adytum

sacred part of a temple or church; church chancel
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Adytum

The adytum was the innermost, and most sacred room, of a Greek temple into which only priests were allowed to enter. From this place the oracles were given. The Holy of Holies or Sanctum Sanctorum of the Temple at Jerusalem was of a similar character.
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adytum

The innermost and sacred chamber in a temple. In ancient Greece this was where oracles were delivered and mysteries performed, and only the priests were allowed to enter it. ...
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