), saddle-bags. This appendage to the saddle [EPHIPPIUM
] was made of leather
or untanned hide (sacculi scortei,
Festus, s. v.
), and seems not to have changed its
form and appearance in ancient or modern times. Its proper Latin name was
31, 9), which gave origin to bisaccia
in Italian and besace, bissac
French. By the Gauls, saddle-bags were called bulgae
Greek term hippoperae
is quoted only from a
single passage of Seneca (Ep.