1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Adytum
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ADYTUM, the Latinized form of ά̉δυτον (not to be entered), the innermost sanctuary in ancient temples, access to which was forbidden to all but the officiating priests. The most famous adytum in Greece was in the temple of Apollo at Delphi.