miro [Italian]


In Greece, 15ᵗʰ century, a wine measure, in Patras about 12 liters, in Glarentza, about 15 liters.


Vino si vende in Patras a mirro che centro mirri fanno in Vinegia amfori dua. Vino vi si vende in Chiarenza a mirri che cento mirri fanno in Vinegia amfori dua e mezo.

In Patras wine is sold by the miro, such that 100 miri make two Venetian anfora. In Glarentza, wine is sold by a miro such that 100 miri make 2½ Venetian anforas.

Chiarini, 1481.


In Venice and Ancona, 15ᵗʰ – 19ᵗʰ centuries, a unit of liquid capacity used for oil, about 15.7898 liters.

Martini, 1883, page 818.


Mirri xl d'olio d'Ancona fanno in Firenze orcia xxj e mezo.

Forty mirri of oil in Ancona make 21½ Florentine orcia.

Chiarini, 1481.

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