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sellĭsternĭa , ōrum, n. sella-sterno; cf. lectisternium,
I.religious banquets offered to female deities (because, at table, the women sat upon sellae, while the men reclined upon lecti, whence lectisternium), Tac. A. 15, 44; Fest. s. v. solla, pp. 298 and 299 Müll.; Serv. Verg. A. 8, 176; cf.: “Juno et Minerva in sellas ad cenam invitantur,Val. Max. 2, 1, 2: sellisternium = σελλάστρωσις, Gloss. Cyrill.
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    • Tacitus, Annales, 15.44
    • Valerius Maximus, Facta et Dicta Memorabilia, 2.1.2
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