And he took the Sappho from the prytaneum, the work of Silanion!
If Athenian, he was entitled to a place by the magistrates in the prytaneum; if a Spartan, to a prominent station in the field.
The court in the precincts of the prytaneum, to the north of the Acropolis, was only of ceremonial importance.
Here in the prytaneum (Rolland's life is full of such mystical word plays) the young man found a friend.
And if I am to estimate the penalty fairly, I should say that maintenance in the prytaneum is the just return.
A prytaneum in a Greek city was a building belonging to the community, on the altar of which was kept the ever-burning fire.
The leaf was accordingly placed in a vessel of water, to preserve its freshness until Clinias returned from the prytaneum.
The Colacretae, who had done this work before, remained in authority over the internal expenses of the prytaneum.
But no woman is allowed to go into the prytaneum excepting the woman alone who plays the flute.
As Hestia had her home in the prytaneum, special temples dedicated to her are of rare occurrence.