Numbering and Measuring in the Classical World
The late William F. Richardson was Honorary Research fellow in the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Table of Contents Chapter One: The Cardinal Numbers Chapter Two: Other Number Words Chapter Three: Inclusive Reckoning; ante and poste Chapter Four: Symbols Chapter Five: Fractions Chapter Six: Simple Arithmetic Chapter Seven: Linear Measures Chapter Eight: Measuring Area and Volume Chapter Nine: Measuring Weight Chapter Ten: Measuring Capacity Chapter Eleven: Measuring Value Chapter Twelve: Some Financial Matters Chapter Thirteen: Sizes of Pipes and Nozzles Chapter Fourteen: Measuring Time Select Bibliography Index of Passages Quoted Index of Words
... this practical and readable book ...
The Journal of Classics Teaching, JACT Third Series, Number 4, Spring
... it more than covers a very complex and obscure series of topics. … The book will be of use to any student or scholar of classical antiquity; it is a short, excellent introduction to a highly technical subject.
Bryn Mawr Classical Review
Size: 210 x 148 mm
Publication: August 1, 2004
Series: Bristol Phoenix Press Classical Handbooks