[op-is-thod-uh-muh s, -mos]
Origin of opisthodomos
1690–1700; < Greek opisthódomos, equivalent to opistho- opistho- + dómos house
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Examples from the Web for opisthodomos
Demosthenes (xxiv, 136) speaks of a fire in the opisthodomos.
The temple was decastyle, dipteral, with pronaos and vestibule, but no opisthodomos.
There was in large temples a porch of approach, the pronaos, and another behind, the opisthodomos.
The most celebrated example of such ornamentation was the box of Kypselos, in the opisthodomos of the temple of Hera at Olympia.Museum of Antiquity
L. W. Yaggy
It is natural to regard this (with Lolling) as Page 11 the opisthodomos where the treasure was kept.