Andron



(in an ancient Greek house) an apartment for men, especially one for banqueting.
(in an ancient Roman house) a passage between two peristyles.
a son of Anius who was given the power of prophecy by Apollo.
Historical Examples

The andron was a passage at the right or the left of the tablinum, connecting the atrium with the peristyle (Figs. 115, 121).
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau

n.

men’s apartment in a house, from Greek andron, collateral form of andronitis “men’s apartment,” from aner (genitive andros) “man” (see anthropo-).

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