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636. The Roman Measures of Length are the following:
- 12 inches (unciae) = 1
Roman Foot (pés: 11.65 English inches).
- 1.5 Feet = 1 Cubit (cubitum).
- 2.5 Feet = 1 Step (gradus).
- 5 Feet = 1 Pace (passus). -
1000 Paces (mílle passuum) =
The Roman mile was equal to 4850 English Feet.
The iúgerum, or unit of
measure of land, was an area of 240 (Roman) feet long and 120 broad; a
little less than 2/3 of an English acre.