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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 484 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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STANDARDS of AREA.—We cannot here describe these in detail. Usually they were formed in each country on the squares of the long measures. The Greek system was foot, 36 =hexapodes too= acaena, 25 =aroura, 4=plethron. 1.027 sq. ft. 36.96 102.68 2567 10,268 The Roman system was- pes, too=decempeda, 36=clima, 4=actus, 2=jugerum, '94 sq. ft. 94 3384 13,536 27,072 jugerum, 2=heredium, too=centuria, 4=saltus. •6205 acre 1'241 124'1 4964
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