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A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius

from whence, as from two principles, the measures, and weights, used by the ancients, may be deduced.

by John Greaves

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Published by Printed by M. F. for William Lee in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weights and measures.

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    StatementBy John Greaves ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17965830M
    OCLC/WorldCa4718673

    A Discourse of The Roman Foot and Denarius from Whence, as from Two Principles, the Measures and Weights Used by the Ancients, may be Deduced By John Greaves, Professor of Astronomy in the University of Oxford. Price: $ Epictetus, Discourses George Long, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") are you anxious at being matched against a man who is on foot, and anxious in a matter in which you are practised, The Discourses of Epictetus, with the Encheridion and .

    [6] Once across, they joined to their own the [p. ] forces which they had kept in the smaller camp, 1 and marshalled their battle-line as follows: on the right wing —the one nearer the river —they placed the Roman cavalry, and next them the Roman foot; [7] the left wing had on the outside the cavalry of the allies; and nearer the centre. 3, results for roman denarius Save roman denarius to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow roman denarius to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed.

    This is a silver denarius - the coin used to pay soldiers in the Roman army. 0 Besides his papers in the Philosophical Transactions, the principal works of Greaves are Pyramidographia, or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt (); A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Denarius (); and Elementa linguae Persicae (). When they had come into Roman territory the consuls went out to meet the enemy: Valerius led the foot in defensive formation; Brutus, with the cavalry, went ahead to scout. [ 7 ] In the same fashion the enemy's horse headed their march, commanded by Arruns Tarquinius, the king's son, while the king himself followed with the legions.


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A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius: from whence, as from two principles, the measures, and weights, used by the ancients, may be deduced by Greaves, John, Pages: A Discourse of the Romane Foot, and Denarius: From Whence, as from Two Principles, the Measures, and Weights, Used by the Ancients, May be Deduced John Greaves M.F.

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Miscellaneous Works of Mr. John Greaves.: The Life and Writings of Mr. John Greaves.- Pyramidographia. A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Den by Anonymous and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   A discourse of the Roman foot and denarius: from whence, as from two principles, the measures and weights used by the ancients may be deduced.

[6], lxxii, [2], ix, p. 8 pl. (3 fold.)--vol. Miscellaneous tracts, letters, poems, &c., divers of which were never before printed. A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Denarius () These were reprinted (together with a biographical notice of the author) as part of Greaves, John () Miscellaneous works of Mr.

John Greaves Vol. I and Vol. London: Published by Dr Thomas Birch, printed by J. Hughes for J. Brindley and C. Corbett.

This also contains a reprint of. A discourse of the Romane foot and denarius: from whence, as from two principles, the measures and weights used by the ancients may be deduced. This book explores the composition of Roman silver coinage of the first century AD, re-examining traditional interpretations in the light of an entirely new programme of analyses of the coins, which illustrates the inadequacy of many earlier analytical projects.

A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius by John Greaves 1 edition - first published in A discourse of the Romane foot and denarius from whence, as from two principles, the measures and weights used by the ancients may be deduced / by Iohn Greaves Author: John Greaves.

Miscellaneous Works of Mr. John Greaves.: The Life and Writings of Mr. John Greaves.- Pyramidographia. A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Denarius. Miscellaneous Tracts, Letters, Poems, &c. A Description of the Grand Seig (Paperback) by Anonymous and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mit 8 Kupfertafeln (davon 3 gefaltet).

8° (20 x 12,5 cm). Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Erste Gesamtausgabe, mit dem Erstdruck einer Arbeit von Issac Newton. - Enthält von Greaves: I. Pyramidographia; or a description of the Pyramids in Egypt. A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius.

Thus begins a delightful travel guide for time-travelers to the Ancient Rome of about A.D. The author starts from scratch, by laying out in detail how a sea journey is to be planned, with plenty of warnings and a distance chart, and he recommends the port of Puteoli as first destination point and carriage or foot travel from there to Rome.

a Discourse On the Roman Foot and &c. a Description of the Grand Seig Paperback – Febru by Anonymous (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover Author: Anonymous. In he published 'A Discourse of the Roman Foot and Denarius,' which is highly commended by Edward Bernard [q.v.] in his 'De Mensuris et Ponderibus Antiquorum,' Greaves published in 'Demonstratio Ortus Sirii Heliaci pro parallelo inferioris Ægypti,' as a supplement to John Bainbridge s 'Canicularia,' which he appears to have edited.

The basic unit of Roman linear measurement was the pes or Roman foot (plural: pedes). Investigation of its relation to the English foot goes back at least towhen John Greaves published his Discourse on the Romane foot.

Greaves visited Rome inand measured, among other things, the foot measure on the tomb of Titus Statilius Aper, that on the statue of Cossutius formerly in the gardens of Angelo.

But the peace with Alba did not last long. The discontent of the people, who criticized the dictator for having confided the nation's welfare to three soldiers, broke down his weak character, and since honest measures had proved unsuccessful, [p.

97] he resorted to evil ones to regain the favour of his 1 countrymen. [2] Accordingly, just as in war he had sought peace, so now in time of.John Greave's book on the Roman Foot written inalso discusses the denarius, the Roman currency coin.

English Translation of a primary source on the use of digiti and uncia, written by Frontinus in the 1st century CE. UNRV website page on the length measurements, which is brief but the site as a whole is a great resource for Roman history.A discourse of the Roman foot, and Denarius: from whence, as from two principles, the measures, and weights, used by John Greaves ( ) The Date of the Roman Denarius & Other Landmarks in Early Roman Coinage by H.

Mattingly (Jun ) Caesar denarius / Dinariy Kesarya by .