More from LD on Decoding the System. Today he breaks down the power of words.
Count Time Podcast Special Episode – The Power of Words
Selected quotes and notes from Count Time Podcast with LD Azobra – Black History Month
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- Cubit: The cubit was a standardized unit of length that was approximately the length of a person’s forearm. The Egyptian cubit was divided into seven palms, each of which was further divided into four fingers.
- Royal cubit: The royal cubit was a longer cubit that was used for more precise measurements, such as in the construction of monumental architecture. It was approximately 52.3 cm (20.6 in) in length.
- Khet: The khet was a unit of measurement used for land area. It was equivalent to 100 cubits in length and 100 cubits in width, or approximately 4200 square meters (about one acre).
- Heqat: The heqat was a unit of measurement used for dry volume, such as grain. It was equivalent to about 4.8 liters.
- Hin: The hin was a unit of measurement used for liquid volume, such as beer and wine. It was equivalent to about 1.1 liters.
- Oipe: The oipe was a unit of measurement used for measuring the capacity of boats. It was equivalent to about 2000 liters.