Ancient Greek units of measurement varied according to location and epoch.
Systems of ancient weights and measures evolved as needs changed; Solon and
Measurement system, any of the systems used in the process of associating
numbers ... the most ubiquitous standard of linear measurement in the ancient
world. ... A basic Greek unit of length was the finger (19.3 mm, or 0.76 inch); 16
measurement system: Greeks and Romans ...passed into the hands of the
Greeks and then the Romans. A basic Greek unit of length was the finger (19.3
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Greeks used different systems of measuring distances and weights, partly taken
by Egyptian such as in the Hellenistic age where Greek and Egypt cultures ...
Ancient measurement of length was based on the human body, for example the
length of a foot, the length of a stride, .... The Romans adapted the Greek system.
Ancient Greece consisted of a number of city-states, each with its own set of
Nov 12, 2011 ... Were ancient people able to arrive to the identical systems of measure .... In
whichever case, the Greeks and Romans inherited the foot from the ...
May 24, 2006 ... The Greeks had a base-sixty unit of measure system, with 600 of their feet in a
stade. How long was a stade? It was the length of the stadium at ...
Jun 22, 2003 ... July 2003 AOM: Ancient Measurement Systems: Their fractional ... English foot is
one of the variations of what are accepted as Greek measure, ...