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Hi Jim,

Stecchini was both right and at the same time wrong about his assessment of the Egyptian Ft. And yes his essays are so inconsistent in so many ways I have to agree also. When he states that the Roman Ft. was 35:36 to the English, that is also correct. But it is a bit of a paradox, even he couldn't figure out. Which was the main objective with my topic. It is somewhat unfortunate that his own nationalistic impulses kept him lingering onto those old Roman Ft. units as the proverbial Savior of Metrology for too long, LOL! The further one goes back in time, the clearer and more concise the old standards become, and how different evolving civilizations utilized that standard in specific ways more conducive to their own local environment. No need for a Nilometer where there was no Nile. When tracing the foundation roots of this ancient Metric system, whether one realizes it or not, they are at the same time tracing the evolution of the entire Indo-European language system, which is something Petrie noted a few times. But that subject was still too controversial in his day to become more recognized and accepted. The difficulty being that there was such a cross cultural migration flow from the origin point of this system spreading into Southerly cultures later, and a reverse Indo-Aryan migration culture headed North with the advance of the Persian culture being the predominant factor. The original system began even before written records came into existence. But that is the point that academic scholars use as the foundation point of most everything pertaining to civilization begin also alas. In a sense, I can understand why, as what choice do they have? But there are so many other extraneous factors that contributed to the spread of agricultural based cultures such as the domestication of the horse and livestock and the labor savings that utilizing animals did to do heavy difficult work which helped the spread of these early civilizing arts. When studying ancient Metrology, it can't be done as a subject on it's own, without examining everything it pertains to as well.

Best regards,

Stephen

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Remen : Meridian 2313 Jim Alison 15-Nov-19 22:52
DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 224 PB Bytes 16-Nov-19 17:55
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 210 DUNE 17-Nov-19 09:56
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 180 Jim Alison 17-Nov-19 23:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 184 PB Bytes 17-Nov-19 23:59
Found it! 229 PB Bytes 18-Nov-19 02:55
Re: Found it! 185 Mercurial 20-Nov-19 11:44
Re: Found it! 166 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:42
Squaring The Circle 196 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Nov-19 18:59
Re: Squaring The Circle 190 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:02
Re: Squaring The Circle 181 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:22
Remen references 198 Lee McGiffen 21-Nov-19 01:59
Re: Remen references 203 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 04:29
Re: Remen references 171 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 13:56
Re: Remen references 142 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 20:05
Re: Remen references 159 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 21:17
Re: Remen references 144 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 01:24
Re: Remen references 143 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 12:10
Re: Remen references 181 DUNE 25-Nov-19 13:17
Re: Remen references 115 Jim Alison 16-Jan-20 20:22
Drastic Geodetic Measures and Nippur Cubit 185 thinkitover 25-Nov-19 06:46
Re: Remen references 170 Jim Alison 26-Nov-19 08:04
Re: Remen references 193 Lee McGiffen 27-Nov-19 12:54
Re: Remen references 150 Mercurial 28-Nov-19 22:32
Re: Remen references 201 Jim Alison 01-Dec-19 06:15
Re: Squaring The Circle 203 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 00:47
Re: Squaring The Circle 159 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 02:32
Re: Squaring The Circle 156 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 05:20
Re: Squaring The Circle 219 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 06:26
Egyptian knowledge of √2 160 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:39
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 139 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 01:19
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 174 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 09:45
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 147 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 14:42
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 143 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 16:10
Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 153 geoffss 21-Nov-19 10:49
Re: Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 151 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 11:54
Re: Squaring The Circle 118 molder 20-Dec-19 12:45
Re: Found it! 172 Mercurial 22-Nov-19 06:48
Re: Found it! 161 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 12:01
Re: Found it! 155 PB Bytes 22-Nov-19 15:24
Re: Found it! 186 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 23:55
Re: Found it! 150 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 02:06
Re: Found it! 148 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 02:36
Re: Found it! 146 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 03:37
Re: Found it! 151 DUNE 23-Nov-19 18:42
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Re: Found it! 150 DUNE 23-Nov-19 20:14
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Re: Found it! 140 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 20:46
Re: Found it! 146 DUNE 23-Nov-19 21:37
Re: Found it! 146 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 21:55
Re: Found it! 151 DUNE 23-Nov-19 22:24
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Re: Found it! 155 DUNE 24-Nov-19 18:29
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Re: Found it! 149 PB Bytes 23-Nov-19 20:59
Re: Found it! 146 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 19:55
Totally debunked 150 Lee McGiffen 24-Nov-19 05:23
NOT Totally debunked 141 PB Bytes 24-Nov-19 05:41
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Khufu <> Khafre 165 Dr. Troglodyte 23-Nov-19 00:28
Re: Khufu <> Khafre 143 Mercurial 24-Nov-19 19:12
Khufu <> Khafre - Update 102 Dr. Troglodyte 11-Jan-20 19:56
Re: Found it! 164 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:35
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 159 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 151 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:05
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Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 149 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 15:34
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 145 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:49
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 154 DUNE 19-Nov-19 10:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 150 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:22
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 149 DUNE 19-Nov-19 15:37
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Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 148 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:28
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Re: Where is this leading? 162 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:49
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Re: Remen : Meridian 166 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:09
Excellent! 174 thinkitover 16-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Excellent! 204 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Excellent! 176 Lee McGiffen 18-Nov-19 07:36
Re: Excellent! 182 Jim Alison 18-Nov-19 15:55
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The Earth number 211 hendrik dirker 21-Nov-19 05:48
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Re: The Earth number 151 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:44
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Re: Geometry as Metrology? 165 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 00:04
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 168 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 01:16
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 190 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:36
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Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 120 molder 22-Dec-19 13:03
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