Convert Dolichos (δόλιχος) (Ancient Greek) to Digitus (finger) (Ancient Roman)

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dolichos (δόλιχος)
Ancient Greek
digitus (finger)
Ancient Roman

This page features online conversion from dolichos (δόλιχος) to digitus (finger). These units belong to different measurement systems. The first one is from Ancient Greek. The second one is from Ancient Roman.

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Metric

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of metric units is available on the main length conversion page.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to kilometer (km)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to meter (m)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to centimeter (cm)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to millimeter (mm)
Units: kilometer (km)  / meter (m)  / centimeter (cm)  / millimeter (mm)
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The American System of Measures (US Customary Units)

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of U.S. units is available on the main length conversion page.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to mile (mi)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to yard (yd)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to inch (in)
Units: mile (mi)  / yard (yd)  / foot (ft)  / inch (in)
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Ancient Egypt

It might be hard to imagine, but these units dates back to 3100 BC. Egyptian people used them 5000 years ago. These units are distant ancestors of US customary units used today.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to iteru (river measure)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to knet (rod of cord)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to nbiw (pole)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to meh niswt (royal cubit)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to meh nedjes (short cubit)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to remen
dolichos (δόλιχος) to djeser, bu
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pedj-aa (large span)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pedj-sheser (small span)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to amem (fist)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to deret (hand)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to shesep (palm)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to djeba (finger)
Units: iteru (river measure)  / knet (rod of cord)  / nbiw (pole)  / meh niswt (royal cubit)  / meh nedjes (short cubit)  / remen  / djeser, bu  / pedj-aa (large span)  / pedj-sheser (small span)  / amem (fist)  / deret (hand)  / shesep (palm)  / djeba (finger)
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Ancient Greek

The values of Greek units varied according to location and epoch. Relative proportions though were generally the same. Greek measures were in general derived from measurement system of Ancient Egypt.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to schoinos (σχοινός)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to parasanges (παρασάγγες, league)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to dolichos (δόλιχος)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to milion (μίλιον)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to hippikon (ἱππικόν)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to diaulos (δίαυλος)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to στάδιον, stadion
dolichos (δόλιχος) to stadium olympic
dolichos (δόλιχος) to stadium attic
dolichos (δόλιχος) to stadium ptolemey
dolichos (δόλιχος) to plethron (πλέθρον)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to hamma (ἅμμα)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to dekapous (δεκάπους)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to akaina (ἄκαινα)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to kalamos (κάλαμος)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to orgyia (ὄργυια, fathom)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to diploun bēma (διπλοῦν βῆμα, double pace)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to haploun bēma (ἁπλοῦν βῆμα, single pace)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pēchys (πῆχυς, elbow)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pygōn (πυγών)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pygmē (πυγμή, forearm)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pous (πούς, foot)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to spithamē (σπιθαμή, span of all fingers)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to orthodōron (ὀρθόδωρον, wrist to the tip of meddle finger)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to lichas (λιχάς)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to hemipodion (ἡμιπόδιον)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to dichas (διχάς, midfoot)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to dōron (δῶρον)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to palaiste (παλαιστή, palm)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to kondylos (κόνδυλος, two fingers)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to daktylos (δάκτυλος, finger)
Units: schoinos (σχοινός)  / parasanges (παρασάγγες, league)  / dolichos (δόλιχος)  / milion (μίλιον)  / hippikon (ἱππικόν)  / diaulos (δίαυλος)  / στάδιον, stadion  / stadium olympic  / stadium attic  / stadium ptolemey  / plethron (πλέθρον)  / hamma (ἅμμα)  / dekapous (δεκάπους)  / akaina (ἄκαινα)  / kalamos (κάλαμος)  / orgyia (ὄργυια, fathom)  / diploun bēma (διπλοῦν βῆμα, double pace)  / haploun bēma (ἁπλοῦν βῆμα, single pace)  / pēchys (πῆχυς, elbow)  / pygōn (πυγών)  / pygmē (πυγμή, forearm)  / pous (πούς, foot)  / spithamē (σπιθαμή, span of all fingers)  / orthodōron (ὀρθόδωρον, wrist to the tip of meddle finger)  / lichas (λιχάς)  / hemipodion (ἡμιπόδιον)  / dichas (διχάς, midfoot)  / dōron (δῶρον)  / palaiste (παλαιστή, palm)  / kondylos (κόνδυλος, two fingers)  / daktylos (δάκτυλος, finger)
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Ancient Roman

Roman length units were very well defined. The value of the base unit pes (foot) was discovered by John Greaves in 1639 after he made a lot of measurements in the ruins of Rome. Since then we know that the value of one pes was between 0.967 and 0.986 English feet. An accepted modern value is 296 mm. For most Roman units below we give an English equivalent in parentheses.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to schœnus (rush rope)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to leuga (league)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to mille passus (mile)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to stadium (stade, furlong)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to actus
dolichos (δόλιχος) to decempeda
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pertica (perch)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to passus (pace)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pes sestertius
dolichos (δόλιχος) to gradus (step)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to cubitus (cubit)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to palmipes
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pes (foot)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to palmus major (palm length)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to palmus (palm width)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to uncia (inch)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pollex (thumb)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to digitus (finger)
Units: schœnus (rush rope)  / leuga (league)  / mille passus (mile)  / stadium (stade, furlong)  / actus  / decempeda  / pertica (perch)  / passus (pace)  / pes sestertius  / gradus (step)  / cubitus (cubit)  / palmipes  / pes (foot)  / palmus major (palm length)  / palmus (palm width)  / uncia (inch)  / pollex (thumb)  / digitus (finger)
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Old Spanish

In various provinces of Spain diferent variations of units were used. The conversions below use Castilian system. Although most of these units are now obsolete, some can still be used today in the countries of Latin America.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to legua de por grado (league of the degree)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to legua marina (nautical)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to legua
dolichos (δόλιχος) to milla marina (nautical)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to milla
dolichos (δόλιχος) to cuerda of Valencia
dolichos (δόλιχος) to cuerda
dolichos (δόλιχος) to estadal
dolichos (δόλιχος) to braza
dolichos (δόλιχος) to paso
dolichos (δόλιχος) to vara
dolichos (δόλιχος) to codo de ribera
dolichos (δόλιχος) to codo
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pie
dolichos (δόλιχος) to palmo
dolichos (δόλιχος) to coto
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pulgada
dolichos (δόλιχος) to linea
dolichos (δόλιχος) to punto
Units: legua de por grado (league of the degree)  / legua marina (nautical)  / legua  / milla marina (nautical)  / milla  / cuerda of Valencia  / cuerda  / estadal  / braza  / paso  / vara  / codo de ribera  / codo  / pie  / palmo  / coto  / pulgada  / linea  / punto
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Old Portuguese

These units were used in Portugal, Brazil and other countries of the Portuguese Empire until the adoption of the metric system in 19th century.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to braça
dolichos (δόλιχος) to toesa
dolichos (δόλιχος) to passo geométrico
dolichos (δόλιχος) to vara
dolichos (δόλιχος) to côvado
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pé
dolichos (δόλιχος) to palmo de craveira
dolichos (δόλιχος) to polegada
dolichos (δόλιχος) to linha
dolichos (δόλιχος) to ponto
Units: braça  / toesa  / passo geométrico  / vara  / côvado  /  / palmo de craveira  / polegada  / linha  / ponto
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Old French

There were many local variations; the following are Quebec and Paris definitions
dolichos (δόλιχος) to lieue commune
dolichos (δόλιχος) to lieue marine
dolichos (δόλιχος) to lieue de post
dolichos (δόλιχος) to lieue metrique
dolichos (δόλιχος) to arpent
dolichos (δόλιχος) to perche
dolichos (δόλιχος) to toise
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pied [foot]
dolichos (δόλιχος) to pouce [inch]
dolichos (δόλιχος) to ligne
Units: lieue commune  / lieue marine  / lieue de post  / lieue metrique  / arpent  / perche  / toise  / pied [foot]  / pouce [inch]  / ligne
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Old German (Prussian)

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1872.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to meile
dolichos (δόλιχος) to ruthe
dolichos (δόλιχος) to elle
dolichos (δόλιχος) to fuss
dolichos (δόλιχος) to zoll
dolichos (δόλιχος) to linie
Units: meile  / ruthe  / elle  / fuss  / zoll  / linie
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Old Austrian

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1871.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to meile
dolichos (δόλιχος) to ruthe
dolichos (δόλιχος) to klafner
dolichos (δόλιχος) to fuss
dolichos (δόλιχος) to zoll
dolichos (δόλιχος) to linie
dolichos (δόλιχος) to punkt
Units: meile  / ruthe  / klafner  / fuss  / zoll  / linie  / punkt
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Old Swedish

Common measurement system was introduced in Sweden by law in 1665. Since then the system was slightly altered twice: in 1735 and 1855. Sweden switched to metric system in 1889.
dolichos (δόλιχος) to nymil (new mile, used since 1889 till now)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to mil (mile)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to fjärdingsväg
dolichos (δόλιχος) to rev before 1855
dolichos (δόλιχος) to rev after 1855
dolichos (δόλιχος) to stång
dolichos (δόλιχος) to famn (fanthom)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to aln (forealrm)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to fot (foot)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to kvarter
dolichos (δόλιχος) to tvärhand (hand)
dolichos (δόλιχος) to tum (thumb or inch) before 1855
dolichos (δόλιχος) to tum (thumb or inch) after 1855
dolichos (δόλιχος) to linje (line) before 1855
dolichos (δόλιχος) to linje (line) after 1855
Units: nymil (new mile, used since 1889 till now)  / mil (mile)  / fjärdingsväg  / rev before 1855  / rev after 1855  / stång  / famn (fanthom)  / aln (forealrm)  / fot (foot)  / kvarter  / tvärhand (hand)  / tum (thumb or inch) before 1855  / tum (thumb or inch) after 1855  / linje (line) before 1855  / linje (line) after 1855

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