I'm sure that reference is in my topic called Roll out the Barrel along with this item I located regarding what I mentioned earier and it other aspects here:
So essentially this Volumetric work tells me both systems of Canonical and Metrical were known long ago. the biggest difficulty involves getting those pesky square and cube rt. values to balance since these 'Antients' didn't have modern calculators, but they did have the most trustworthy Balance Beam scales to get the closest results possible.
Why do I feel like Scrooge in Charles Dickens' immortal classic Christmas Story and you guys are acting like the ghost of past discussions in this regard right now. I would live in a location themed on this classic as well. LOL
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 13-Dec-19 11:09 by magisterchessmutt.