Temenos sentence example
An outer temenos (enclosure) wall surrounded the ground.
Many weights have been found in the temenos of Demeter at Cnidus, the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, and in a temple of Aphrodite at Byblus (44); and the making or sale of weights may have been a business of the custodians of the temple standards.
He placed a great stone gateway to the temenos, an outer temenos wall and gateway, with a colonnade between the gates.
A great temenos was laid out enclosing a much larger area, and the temple itself was about three times the earlier size.Advertisement