a class of slaves, whose duty was to
follow their master when he went out of his house, while the anteambulo
preceded him. The pedisequi seem to have formed a special class of slaves,
which was almost the lowest of all (Nep.
; Plaut. Mil. Glor.
4.2, 18; Ter. Andr.
1.1, 96; Cic.
Att. 2.1. 6
). There was a similar class of female slaves, called
1.3, 31). Several inscriptions bearing on this point are
cited in Marquardt, Privatleben,
p. 148; compare