Temenos sentence example

temenos
  • An outer temenos (enclosure) wall surrounded the ground.

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  • 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.

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  • He placed a great stone gateway to the temenos, an outer temenos wall and gateway, with a colonnade between the gates.

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  • A great temenos was laid out enclosing a much larger area, and the temple itself was about three times the earlier size.

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