United Kingdom: /ˈpæl•ɪm•sest/ United States: /ˈpæl•ɪmp•sest/
A very old text or document in which writing has been removed and covered or replaced by new writing.
Something such as a work of art that has many levels of meaning, types of style, etc. that build on each other:
~ from the Cambridge Dictionary
Latin from the Greek “-ειον”
To denote a place for, or sacred to; such as Athenaeum would be a place sacred to the goddess Athena and Museum would be a place sacred to the Muses.
~ from “Greek and Latin Roots: Part II – Greek - for Science and the Social Sciences” Author: Peter Smith. Published by the University of Victoria, Canada. 1997