dipylon


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dipylon

1. In ancient Greece, a gate consisting of two separate gates placed side by side.
2. (cap.) A gate of this type on the northwestern side of Athens.
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especially Ategua stela and Dipylon vases) is difficult to say.
When we turn to Athens in the Classical period, the increased popularity of these baths is reflected by the construction of the Dipylon bath in the mid-5th century, followed by the construction of the Baths of Isthmonikos and the Bath of Diochares within the next thirty years.