Difference between revisions of "Accubita"

From Citizendium
Jump to navigation Jump to search
imported>Ori Redler
(Should be kept, provisionally. Should be incorporated in lar. art. cites historia augusta without direct link.)
imported>Howard Arvi Hughes
m (History WGP)
Line 5: Line 5:


[[Category: CZ Live]]
[[Category: CZ Live]]
[[Category:History Workgroup]]

Revision as of 11:22, 15 March 2007

Accubita was the name of couches which were used in the time of the Roman emperors, instead of the triclinium, for reclining upon at meals. The mattresses and feather-beds were softer and higher, and the supports (fulcra) were lower in proportion, than in the triclinium. The clothes and pillows spread over them were called accubitalia (Historia Augusta, Antoninus Heliogabalus, 19, 25).

Sources