pilentum definition

  • noun:
    • a simple chariot or carriage, utilized by Roman ladies, and in which the vessels an such like. for sacred rites had been carried.
    • An easy chariot or carriage, utilized by Roman females, and in that your vessels, etc., for sacred rites were carried.
    • A closed carriage with two or four wheels, utilized by Roman ladies. Like similar medieval wagons it was arranged with entrance doorways in the centre on both edges. Several pilenta are represented regarding the line of Theodosius at Constantinople.
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