A temenos enclosed a sacred space called a hieron. It was usually surrounded by a wall, ditch, or line of stones. All things inside of the demarkated area belonged to the designated god. (wiki)
|Acropolis||Acropolis of Athens is the ἱερὸν τέμενος ("holy temenos") of Pallas Athena. (wiki)|
|Archaeological Site of Delphi||Temenos of Apollo|
|Hatra||"A temenos (τέμενος) surrounded the principal sacred buildings in the city's centre." (wiki)|
|Olympia||The temenos of Zeus (wiki)|
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