Definition of Modii. Meaning of Modii. Synonyms of Modii

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Definition of Modii

Modii
Modius Mo"di*us, n.; pl. Modii. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A dry measure, containing about a peck.

Meaning of Modii from wikipedia

- years of age) of Rome were entitled to buy at a below-market price five modii, about 33 kilograms (73 lb), of grain monthly. Approximately 40,000 adult...
- supply the city of Rome. Rickman estimated that Rome needed 40 million modii (200,000 tonnes) of grain per year to feed its po****tion. Erdkamp estimated...
- Placidia back to Honorius and received provisions, six hundred thousand modii of wheat. From 416 to 418, Wallia's Goths campaigned in Hispania on Constantius's...
- say, of Constantia, have a medimnos of 5 modii, while those of Paphos and the Sicilians measure it as 4½ modii." In ancient Greece, measures of capacity...
- purchase and requisition; in one letter, a request for money to buy 5,000 modii (measures) of braces (a cereal used in brewing) shows that the fort bought...
- most Roman freighter-ships of the period was in the range of 10,000–20,000 modii (70–140 tonnes) although many of the grain freighters supplying Rome were...
- p****ed a corn law without opposition (it provided a corn allowance of five modii for the people) and made many other promises: to recall the exiles, to rescind...
- ml't'—multum. ml'ta—multa. MM.—Magistri, Martyres, Matrimonium, Meritissimus. mo—modii. ḿo—monacus. mođ—modis. mod'—modia. moða—Modœcia. moˡ'—mobilis. molð—molendinum...
- to the highest bidder (whoever promised to collect the largest amount of modii). These contractors were called de****ani. It seems that this lex frumentaria...
- izvoze, kopnenim putem. Mužić (Vjekoslav Klaić) 2010, p. 11 (I): Detractis modiis XII. milie salis predicti quolibet anno que remaneant in Jadra pro usu Jadre...
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