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date: 23 October 2019

weights and measures 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Michael DeckerMichael Decker, Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson

Despite efforts by the Roman imperial government to standardize methods of measuring land and of determining the weight and volume of liquid and solid commodities, variation was common and local usage persisted throughout Late Antiquity, especially in regions like ... ...

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