A large pulpit or reading table in the early Christian churches
- a platform raised above the surrounding degree to give prominence towards the person on it
- A large pulpit or reading table, in the early Christian churches.
(n.) A large pulpit or reading table, during the early Christian churches.
This antiphon received the name either because it was sung on the steps of the altar or while the deacon was mounting the steps of the ambo for the reading or singing of the Gospel.