Words nearby prytaneum
Origin of prytaneum
Examples from the Web for prytaneum
A prytaneum in a Greek city was a building belonging to the community, on the altar of which was kept the ever-burning fire.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long
Here in the Prytaneum (Rolland's life is full of such mystical word plays) the young man found a friend.Romain Rolland|Stefan Zweig
The leaf was accordingly placed in a vessel of water, to preserve its freshness until Clinias returned from the Prytaneum.Philothea|Lydia Maria Child
As Hestia had her home in the prytaneum, special temples dedicated to her are of rare occurrence.
And if I am to estimate the penalty fairly, I should say that maintenance in the Prytaneum is the just return.Apology|Plato