ABATIS

ABATIS
in Distichis Magistri Cornuti seu Iohannis de Garlandia,
Sunt Anaphos, Piscina, Batos, Abatis, Cocus, Orcham.
Ubi Gloss. A Bato dictum Abatis, est mensura, quâ mensuratur proebenda avenoe, quoe datur equis in abatta, vel aliis ad huius officium deputatis. Hinc Abatis nomen officii, Papias: Abatis subauditur Prepositus, id est, qui batos, id est. mensuras regias, dispersit. Alibi A batis, qui proeestmensuris. Batus autem, ut Guil. brito habet in Vocab. MS. in Gallico, Provender, sc. proebendarium vas, cum quo avena distribuitur equis. Breviloquus: Abatis qui vel cum bato dividit avenam, vel alia frumenta. Unde Ebrardus Bethun.
Abatis an cenam, dat equis Abbatis avenam.
Nempe talis dictus est A' batis, ur A' secretis, A' caliculis, qui scil. bato praeest. Cuius munus quale fuerit, belle describitur, in Bulla aurea Caroli IV. Imper. c. 27. Imperatore vel Regeipso, in sede regia, sive solio Imperiali sedente, Dux Saxonioe officium suum agat hoc modo. Ponetur enim ante oedisicium sessionis Imperialis vel Regioe, acervus avenoe, tanteo altitudinis, quod pertingat usque ad pectus vel antelam equi, super quo sedebit ipse Dux, et habebit in manu baculum argenteum et mensuram argenteam, quoe facianti in pondere 12. marcas argenti; et sedens super equo, primo mensur am eandem de avens plenam accipiet et famulo primitus venienti ministrabit eandem: quo facto, sigendo baculum in avenam, recedet et Vicemarescallus eius, puta de Pappenheim. accedens, veleo absente Marescallus Curioe, ulterius avenam ipsam distribuat. Undecolligitur Abatis et Marescallorum idem officium fuisse. Iam vero palam et publice in Magnatum aedibus avenam officialibusac domesticis distribui consuevisle, a Camerariis et Senescallis, docetex vet. Poem. Gall. MS. de Parise la Duchesse, et ex Bertrando Clerico in Pem. de Girardo Viennensi itidem MS. Car. du Fresne. Vide et Spelmannum Glossar.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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