- J. Linderski
ExtractA religious banquet at which the goddesses sat on chairs (sellae; Val. Max. 2. 1. 2: *Juno and *Minerva at the epulum Iovis, ‘the banquet for *Jupiter’), whereas at the *lectisternium they reclined (at least originally, Livy 5. 13. 5; 22. 10. 9) together with the gods on couches. Sellisternia were commonly offered by women (for Juno, Tac.
- Roman Myth and Religion