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The Andron ( Greek  ἀνδρών , man's chamber ) was an integral part of the ancient Greek house. The formal noun is gynaikonitis , the "women's quarter".

In contrast to the Oikos, the Andron formed the public and representative part of the house. Here the men met for festive drinking parties ( symposium ), meetings or for dinner. The Andrones are usually the most richly decorated rooms in a house. There are numerous examples of mosaics , wall paintings or statuary decorations. The Kline on which food and drinks were consumed was an integral part of an andron .


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