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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]


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    • Vitruvius, On Architecture, 6.7.2
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