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Categories: Religious architecture, Pulpits, Architecture of Athens, Eastern Christian liturgical objects, Church architecture
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bema  chancel  sanctuary  presbytery
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Area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing WordNet 3.0
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Area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
The bema, or bima, is an elevated platform used as an orator's podium in ancient Athens. Wikipedia
In church architecture, the chancel is the space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary, at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building. Wikipedia
A raised platform or stage in a Jewish synagogue or an Eastern Christian church Wikipedia Disambiguation
Space around the altar of a traditional Christian church Wikidata
Space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary, of a traditional Christian church building Wikidata
The area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing. OmegaWiki
A platform from which speakers addressed an assembly. Wiktionary
The space around the altar in a church, often enclosed, for use by the clergy and the choir. In medieval cathedrals the chancel was usually enclosed or blocked off from the nave by an altar screen. Wiktionary
Space around the altar in a church. Wiktionary (translation)
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