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ADYTUM

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 244 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ADYTUM, the Latinized form of &Svrov (not to be entered), the innermost sanctuary in ancient temples, access to which was forbidden to all but the officiating priests. The most famous adytum in Greece was in the temple of Apollo at Delphi.
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