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[ep-uh-ney-os] /ˌɛp əˈneɪ ɒs/
noun, plural epinaoi
[ep-uh-ney-oi] /ˌɛp əˈneɪ ɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
a rear vestibule, as of a classical temple.
Also called opisthodomos, posticum.
Compare pronaos.
Origin of epinaos Unabridged
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  • Terminations similar to pilasters upon the ends of the lateral walls of the cella, in pronaos and epinaos.

    History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber

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