mean in general any
elevated place made of materials heaped up (sub
), and is specially applied: 1. To the
stage or pulpit from which the orators addressed the people in the Comitia.
] 2. To the elevation
fiom which a general addressed the soldiers (Tac.
; Caes. Gal. 6.3
To the elevated seat from which the emperor beheld the public games (Suet. Jul. 76
; Plin. Paneg.
also called cubiculum.