Disputatio:Supellex

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I think this article is off. Supellex is home furnishings: beds, tables, couches, charis, lamp stands, rugs, etc... at least that what I got from Traupmann's and Words.--Rafaelgarcia 00:35, 11 Septembris 2007 (UTC)

It can definitely eman "furniture." But it's also a broad term meaning something like "equipment." The L&S considers the primary meaning "household utensils, stuff, furniture, or goods," and gives a dozen citations. Unfortuantely it doesnt' provide any of the actual quotes, so I can't track them down and check what the range is for this "primary" sense. --Iustinus 02:05, 11 Septembris 2007 (UTC)
It wouldn't seem, however, that the primary sense of "equipment" is in the sense of apparatus but rather equipment in the sense of "furnishings" necessary equip or furnish a room; Other words seem to mean equipment in the sense of equipment per se, e.g. apparatus, armamentum, ornamentum.--Rafaelgarcia 02:27, 11 Septembris 2007 (UTC)
People around Pompeii use the term instrumentum domesticum (collective sg.) for household equipment: I haven't verified the ancient authority for this, but it sounds OK. Andrew Dalby (disputatio) 19:02, 17 Septembris 2007 (UTC)