prytaneum


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prytaneum

A public hall in ancient Greek states and cities where public officials received and entertained distinguished guests, honored citizens of high public merit, etc.
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Hestia's fire should be carried to the new site from an already founded prytaneum in order to establish a new residence.
The Prytaneum, the Temple of Vesta, the Vestals, Perpetual Fires.
Like Socrates at his trial, when after being found guilty suggests that he ought to be rewarded with free meals for life at the Prytaneum, the aim of this essay amounts to a defense of Derrida by an admission of guilt.