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In the Ars colibristica there are references to the ancient Roman measure tradition: LIQUIDIS Amphora:anfora, measure of liquids; Culeus: 20 anfore Quadrantal: 8 congi; Congius: 3,27 l; Sextarius: nearly half litre or granaglie (quarter of moggio); Hemina: half sextarius (nearly270 cc); Urna: half anfora (13 litre nearly): Cyathus:1/12 of sestario; Acetabula: one ciato and half. Ligula: three dramme WEIGHT Drachma: dracma, Athenian measure; Pondus: weight of one pound; LENGHT Pes: around 30 cm. Iugero: agriarian measure, around 25 are Palmus: unknown Scrupulus: unknown

(Source: Latin-Italian dictionary Olivetti)

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Methamorphic stone (Fonte: dizionario Olivetti)

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Stone tabulae which report the meseaure of the ancient Quadrantale adopted in cube shape.

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The Quadrantale is a unit of measure that is 8 congi; in the text the author refers to two different sources: according to Sesto Pompeo it is replaced by the greek name Amphora, that is 48 sestari; while, acoording to Volsio Menziano, it is two urnes.

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Sextus Pompeius Festus (/ˈfɛstəs/) was a Roman grammarian who probably flourished in the later 2nd century AD, perhaps at Narbo (Narbonne) in Gaul.

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Quintus Remmius Palaemon was a Roman grammarian and a native of Vicentia. He lived during the reigns of Emperors Tiberius and Claudius.

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