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Kotyle
(109 words)

[German version]

[1] see Gefäße, Gefäßformen/-typen

see Skyphos

[German version]

[2] Dry measure

(κοτύλη/kotýlē; Latin cotula, cotyla). Graeco-Latin name for a measure of volume for liquids equalling 1/144 metretes or 1/12 chous [1], the equivalent of 4 oxybapha or 6 kyathoi. Also the name for a dry measure of a volume of 1/192 medimnos or 1/32 hekteus . According to Hultsch, conversion is c. 0.27 l [1. 108, 703, table X], according to Viedebantt c. 0.22 l [2. 1547f.] with fairl…

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Schulzki, Heinz-Joachim (Mannheim), “Kotyle”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 27 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e621430>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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