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.
An influential estimate is that of Hultsch, (1882) who suggested 52.53 liters (page 703, see also page 104 and following). Others say 51.84 L in Athens and 71.16-77.88 L in Sparta,
1. Frederick Norman Pryce.
Oxford Classical Dictionary, 1949.
In Sicily and Cyrenica, a unit of land area, the amount that would be somn by a medimnos of wheat.
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