Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a Greek dwelling-house, a vestibule leading to the women's apartments: apparently, any open lobby, as between two piers or antæ.

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Examples

  • To the right and left of the prostas there are chambers, one of which is called the

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • Since I am two thousand years too young to set up a statue of Hestia yonder in my imitation prostas, I have built instead this small sacred nook for prayer, which helps me spiritually, much as the Ulah aids Islam. "

    At the Mercy of Tiberius

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