plethron [Greek πλέθρον]

In classical times, a unit of distance, the width of a gyes, a unit of land area, = 100 pous. link to a chart showing relationships between ancient Greek units of length.

Size of the plethron
Attic 29.57 meters
Olympic 32.00 m
Pergamene 33.00 m
Aeginetan 33.30 m

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