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Ancient Measurements of Length


 


Assba
2 cm
Cadba
8 cm
Foot (Arabian)
31.9 cm
Quasab
3.83 m
Ghalva
230.4 m
Mille
1.915 km
Barid
22.982 km
Ancient Arabian

Ancient East Indian
Angula
2.7 cm
Vitasti
32.1 cm
Hasta / Cubit
64.2 cm
Denda / Dhanush
2.566 m
Crosa
5.132 km
Gavyuti
10.264 km

Charal
26 cm
Guz
1.04 m
Cane
38.48 m
Chebel
20.8 m
Stadium
214.5 m
Parasang
6.435 km
Mansion
25,600 km
Ancient Persian

Traditional Japanese
Bu
3 mm
Sun
3 cm
Shaku
30.5 cm
Hiro
1.542 m
Ken
1.892 m
Jo
3.048 m
Cho
109.728 m
Ri
3.950 km

Daktyles
1.93 cm
Condylos
38.6 cm
Palaiste
77.1 cm
Dichas
1.542 m
Spithame
2.314 m
Pous
(Greek Olympic Foot)
3.085 m
Pygon
3.856 m
Pechya
(Greek Cubit)
4.627 m
Bema
7.712 m
Xylon
13.882 m
Orgyia
18.509 m
Acaena
30.848 m
Plethron
308.480 m
Stadion
1.851 km
Diaulos
3.702 km
Dolichos
22.211 km
Strathmos
25,580 km
Ancient Greek

Ancient Roman
Digitus
1.8 cm
Vacia
2.5 cm
Palmus (minor)
7.4 cm
Palmus (major)
22.2 cm
Pes
29.6 cm
Palmites
37.0 cm
Cubitus
44.4 cm
Gradus
73.9 cm
Passus
1.478 m
Decempeda
2.957 m
Actus
35.484 m
Stadium
184.812 m
Milliarum
1.478 km
Leuga
2.218 km
Schoenus
5.914 km

 


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