Abaton sentence example
- The chief buildings are grouped together, and include temples of Asclepius and Artemis, the Tholos, and the Abaton, or portico where the patients slept.
- North of the Tholos is the long portico described in inscriptions as the Abaton; it is on two different levels, and the lower or western portion of it had two storeys, of which the upper one was on a level with the ground in the eastern portion.
- The patient consulting the god sleeps in the Abaton, sees certain visions, and, as a result, comes forth cured the next morning.
- When the Rhodians regained their freedom they built round this trophy so as to render it inaccessible, whence it was known as the Abaton.