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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 1974 Jim Alison 15-Nov-19 22:52
DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 155 Poster Boy 16-Nov-19 17:55
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 141 DUNE 17-Nov-19 09:56
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 115 Jim Alison 17-Nov-19 23:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 112 Poster Boy 17-Nov-19 23:59
Found it! 148 Poster Boy 18-Nov-19 02:55
Re: Found it! 114 Mercurial 20-Nov-19 11:44
Re: Found it! 101 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:42
Squaring The Circle 116 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Nov-19 18:59
Re: Squaring The Circle 114 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:02
Re: Squaring The Circle 113 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:22
Remen references 125 Lee McGiffen 21-Nov-19 01:59
Re: Remen references 126 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 04:29
Re: Remen references 98 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 13:56
Re: Remen references 75 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 20:05
Re: Remen references 93 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 21:17
Re: Remen references 79 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 01:24
Re: Remen references 79 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 12:10
Re: Remen references 106 DUNE 25-Nov-19 13:17
Re: Remen references 51 Jim Alison 16-Jan-20 20:22
Drastic Geodetic Measures and Nippur Cubit 94 thinkitover 25-Nov-19 06:46
Re: Remen references 97 Jim Alison 26-Nov-19 08:04
Re: Remen references 107 Lee McGiffen 27-Nov-19 12:54
Re: Remen references 83 Mercurial 28-Nov-19 22:32
Re: Remen references 111 Jim Alison 01-Dec-19 06:15
Re: Squaring The Circle 129 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 00:47
Re: Squaring The Circle 89 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 02:32
Re: Squaring The Circle 92 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 05:20
Re: Squaring The Circle 140 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 06:26
Egyptian knowledge of √2 93 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:39
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 77 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 01:19
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 102 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 09:45
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 82 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 14:42
Re: Egyptian knowledge of √2 77 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 16:10
Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 89 geoffss 21-Nov-19 10:49
Re: Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 84 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 11:54
Re: Squaring The Circle 50 molder 20-Dec-19 12:45
Re: Found it! 96 Mercurial 22-Nov-19 06:48
Re: Found it! 92 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 12:01
Re: Found it! 89 Poster Boy 22-Nov-19 15:24
Re: Found it! 96 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 23:55
Re: Found it! 80 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 02:06
Re: Found it! 80 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 02:36
Re: Found it! 80 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 03:37
Re: Found it! 87 DUNE 23-Nov-19 18:42
Re: Found it! 75 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 19:37
Re: Found it! 84 DUNE 23-Nov-19 20:14
Re: Found it! 76 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 20:27
Re: Found it! 76 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 20:46
Re: Found it! 82 DUNE 23-Nov-19 21:37
Re: Found it! 80 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 21:55
Re: Found it! 84 DUNE 23-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Found it! 76 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 22:44
Re: Found it! 110 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 17:44
Re: Found it! 80 DUNE 24-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Found it! 84 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 18:34
Re: Found it! 80 Poster Boy 23-Nov-19 20:59
Re: Found it! 77 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 19:55
Totally debunked 81 Lee McGiffen 24-Nov-19 05:23
NOT Totally debunked 77 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 05:41
eg: NOT Totally debunked 89 Poster Boy 24-Nov-19 06:12
Khufu <> Khafre 97 Dr. Troglodyte 23-Nov-19 00:28
Re: Khufu <> Khafre 73 Mercurial 24-Nov-19 19:12
Khufu <> Khafre - Update 37 Dr. Troglodyte 11-Jan-20 19:56
Re: Found it! 96 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:35
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 96 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:45
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 86 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:05
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 91 magisterchessmutt 20-Nov-19 00:27
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 84 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 15:34
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 82 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:49
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 88 DUNE 19-Nov-19 10:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 82 Jim Alison 19-Nov-19 14:22
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 83 DUNE 19-Nov-19 15:37
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 79 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 00:44
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 95 Poster Boy 19-Nov-19 16:43
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 82 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 01:07
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 99 Poster Boy 20-Nov-19 01:38
Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 84 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:28
Where is this leading? 89 Poster Boy 21-Nov-19 17:19
Re: Where is this leading? 91 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 105 Poster Boy 16-Nov-19 18:00
Re: Remen : Meridian 103 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:09
Excellent! 107 thinkitover 16-Nov-19 18:29
Re: Excellent! 134 Jim Alison 16-Nov-19 22:24
Re: Excellent! 107 Lee McGiffen 18-Nov-19 07:36
Re: Excellent! 109 Jim Alison 18-Nov-19 15:55
Re: Excellent! 104 magisterchessmutt 19-Nov-19 03:57
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Re: Remen : Meridian 87 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:24
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Re: Remen : Meridian 86 Spiros 20-Nov-19 23:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 94 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 23:40
The Earth number 143 hendrik dirker 21-Nov-19 05:48
Re: The Earth number 122 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 13:15
Re: The Earth number 103 molder 22-Nov-19 19:30
Re: The Earth number 84 Jim Alison 23-Nov-19 01:44
Geometry as Metrology? 103 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 22:56
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 93 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 00:04
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 97 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 01:16
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 104 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:36
Re: Geometry as Metrology? 129 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 01:49
Re: Remen : Meridian 133 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 02:38
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Re: Earth circumference 73 hendrik dirker 20-Dec-19 06:07
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Re: Earth circumference 63 Jim Alison 20-Dec-19 20:48
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Re: Earth circumference 56 drew 20-Dec-19 23:48
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Re: Remen : Meridian 54 Jim Alison 22-Dec-19 03:02
Re: Remen : Meridian 56 DavidK 22-Dec-19 10:30
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 55 molder 22-Dec-19 13:03
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 52 DavidK 22-Dec-19 15:01
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 65 magisterchessmutt 22-Dec-19 17:13
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 66 DavidK 22-Dec-19 17:32
Re: Roman measures Hang on let us get this right. 60 Jim Alison 24-Dec-19 05:23
Stecchini's Metrics 58 thinkitover 21-Dec-19 16:01
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