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AMPHITHAL´AMUS

AMPHITHAL´AMUS (ἀμφιθάλαμος), a room in the gynaeconitis, or women's quarters, in a Greek house, opposite the θάλαμος, from which it was separated by the παστάς. It served probably as a sleeping apartment for the grown--up daughters. (Vitr. 6.7.2.) [DOMUS]

[J.H.O]

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