medimnos [Greek μέδιμνος]


In Cyprus, 17th century, a unit of capacity, 75.554 liters. In the 20th century, reported at 75.05 liters (about 2.13 U.S. bushels).


In ancient Greece, a unit of dry capacity used for barley, = 48 choinix, about 51.84 liters. chart symbol

An influential estimate is that of Hultsch, (1882) who suggested 52.53 liters (page 703, see also page 104 and following).


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