EMEDD Citations for "subsellium"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. Subsellium (Latin entry by Thomas Cooper 1565, fol. cccccc2r)

    Subsellium, subsellij, neut. gen. Subsellia. Persius. Seates or benches, wheron men satte in the Theatre to beholde, or wheron iudges satte in courtes: sometime iudges.
    ¶ Subsellia, etiam erant iudicium. Cic.
    A subsellijs in rostra rem deferre. Cicero. To bryng the mattier from the iudges into the common place before the people.
    Tetrica subsellia. Auson. The seuere iudgement places.
    ¶ Subsellia, Sedes in theatro. Sueton.
    ¶ Subsellia, Vbi sedebant rei, & accusatores, & testes. Cic.
    ¶ Subsellia, pro ipsis iudicibus aliquando accipitur. Martial.

  2. subsellium (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Subsellium, lij, n. g. Seates or benches whereon men sate in the Theater to beholde, or whereon Iudges sate in Courtes, a iudgement place: a place where the accused persons, the accusers, and the witnesses did sit: somtime Iudges Subselli a templorum, Liv. Seates or pewes for people to sit on.

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