Author(s) : Paleothodoros Dimitris , Mechtidis Petros (6/15/2005)Translation : Dimitriadou Daphne , Tselekas Panayotis
For citation: Paleothodoros Dimitris, Mechtidis Petros, "Claros (Antiquity)",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=8913>
adyton or avaton
The most sacred area of a temple where only the priests were allowed to enter.
Interior enclosed part - nucleus of a temple or other temple-shaped building.
crepis / crepidoma
The solid mass of stepped masonry serving as the visible base of a building. The crepidoma usually consists of three steps. The top step from which the columns spring is called the stereobate.
The cylindric parts of stone or marble, of which a column is built up.
Having a single row of columns on all sides.
Monumental architectural entrance, most often to a sanctuary or a building complex.
1. The site of the sanctuary
2.The early use of the sanctuary
3. The Archaic period
4. The Classical period
5. The Hellenistic period
6. The Roman period
7. The last years of the sanctuary
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