Latin Athenaeum, a school in ancient Rome for the study of arts, from Greek Athēnaion, a temple of Athena, from Athēnē
1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Athenaeum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/athenaeum. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.
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