Pronaos

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A pronaos is the inner area of the portico of an ancient Greek or Roman temple, situated between the colonnade or walls of the portico and the entrance to the cella or shrine. The word is Greek, meaning "before a temple". In Latin, a pronaos is also referred to as an anticum or prodomus.

Notable examples of Classical buildings with a pronaos:

See also

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