en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Roman_units_of_measurement

The ancient **Roman** units of measurement **were** largely built on the Hellenic
system, which in turn was built upon Egyptian and Mesopotamian influences. The
**Roman** units **were** comparatively consistent and well documented. Contents. [
hide]. 1 Length; 2 Area; 3 Volume. 3.1 Liquid measure; 3.2 Dry measure. 4
Weight; 5 **Time** ... The basic unit of **Roman** linear measurement was the pes or
**Roman foot**.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_(unit)

The **foot** is a unit of length in the imperial and US customary systems of
measurement. Since 1959, both units have been defined by international
agreement as equivalent to 0.3048 meters exactly. In both systems, the **foot**
comprises 12 inches and three **feet** compose a **yard**. ... After the fall of the **Roman**
**Empire**, some **Roman** traditions **were** continued ...

www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/custom.html

Several **foot** units **were** in use, including a **foot** equal to 12 inches, a **foot** ... When
the Normans arrived, they brought back to England the **Roman** tradition of a 12-
**inch foot**. ... **were** called "**yards**," thus establishing that unit for the first **time** in
England. ... originated as a **Roman** unit and was used throughout the **Roman**
**Empire**.

www.slideshare.net/IshaqTooG/history-of-measurement-powerpoint-presentation

Oct 30, 2011 **...** **Around the time of the Roman Empire the terms inch, foot, and yard were refined**.
What was the length of a foot based on?The term “Foot” came ...

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A)yard. B)inch. C) foot. My answer is (c). Can you tell me it's correct please. ...
**Around the time of the Roman Empire the terms inch, foot and yard were refined**.

iopscience.iop.org/book/978-1-627-05279-5.pdf

**terms** agreed with the appropriate rights organization. ... The **Roman Empire**. 1-8
.... through only seven base quantities (length, mass, **time**, amount of electricity,
..... Half a **yard** was the eighteen-**inch** cubit, and half a cubit was called a span, ....
Assuming that there **were** five **Roman feet** to a **Roman** pace, and 1000 **Roman**.

www.metric-conversions.org/length/feet-conversion.htm

**Feet** conversion calculators, tables and formulas to automatically convert from ...
of recorded history – including in Ancient Greece and the **Roman Empire** – and
the ... In 1995 in the UK the **foot**, along with the **inch**, **yard** and mile, **were** officially
... by the metric m.k.s. system, based **around** metres, kilograms and seconds).

blog.world-mysteries.com/science/ancient-timekeepers-part-5-units-of-measurement

Nov 12, 2011 **...** For **time**, there is an absolute standard in the motions of the heavens, but for ...
Similarity of certain units used by ancient architects **around** the world raises these
questions: ... **Were** ancient people able to arrive to the identical systems of
measure .... The **inch**, **foot, and yard** evolved from these units through a ...

www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-fourth-grade-math/cc-4th-measurement-topic/cc-4th-unit-sense/v/us-customary-distance

Sal discusses US customary units of length or distance such as **inch**, **foot, and**
**yard**. ... According to Google: a unit of land area equal to 4,840 square **yards** ...
the "rood" (U.S. customary unit used in surveying) and **were** probably borrowed
from .... And the mile, based on the reading I've found, was even used in **Roman**
**times**.