Synonyms for adytum
- hiding place
- ivory tower
- safe house
- safe place
Antonyms for adytum
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADYTUM
I must find him: I must continue my lessons: I must lead him into the adytum of Wisdom.
Two of the biggest, sir, stood in the adytum to form the baldachin over the Ark.
The adytum itself consists of three apartments, entirely of granite.
Behind the adytum are small rooms for the priests who served in the temple.
Adytum, ad′i-tum, n. the most sacred part of a heathen temple: the chancel of a church:—pl.
Taboaa, temple of the time of Rameses II., with avenue of sphinxes; the adytum is cut in the rock, the rest built.
Within the adytum of an Egyptian temple we might have found "an ox wallowing on purple tapestry."
Nobody was admitted here, except the initiates of the mysteries of the adytum.
All the old temples had an adytum, sanctuary, or holy of holies—a place not open to the profane, but protected by rigid taboos.
They contained an outer court for the public, and an inner sanctuary for the priests, called the "Adytum."