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δίφρος). The generic term for a seat. Chairs of every variety of shape were used by the ancients. (See Cathedra; Lectica; Sedecula; Solium; Thronus; Tripus.) A camp-chair was

Sellae. (The first from a Pompeian painting; the second from a bronze original in the Vatican.)

called sella castrensis (Nero, Galba, 18). A nightstool was called sella familiarica (Varro, R. R. i. 13, 4).

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