The cursus clabularis
the Theodosian Code and in Ammianus Marcellinus (xx. 4) denotes the system of military
Clabulare. (Pompeian Painting.)
port by means of carriages and vehicles. Iohannes Lydus derives the word from clavus
, i. 9). If we may trust the text of Cod.
Theod. vi. 29, 2.2
is the name of a wagon, the word here also being used in connection
with the transport service. Hence it has been derived from clavulae
the sense of rails.