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  • As a general rule it can take six or seven medimni of fodder, five medimni of wheat, and five mareis of wine-six cotylae going to the maris.

    The History of Animals

  • The elephant at the most can eat nine Macedonian medimni of fodder at one meal; but so large an amount is unwholesome.

    The History of Animals

  • All the magistrates he appointed from the notables and the men of wealth, that is to say, from the pentacosio-medimni, or from the class called zeugitae, or from a third class of so-called knights or cavalry.

    Politics

  • Yes, by Zeus! yes, that was well done; the wretches broke a chest for me with stones, which held six medimni of corn.

    Peace

  • He was, he congratulated himself, superbly well equipped for this sally against Rome; in Pontic granaries there lay two million medimni of wheat, and one medimnus produced two one-pound loaves of bread a day for thirty days.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • Of springs there were aplenty within the citadel, and in vast caverns below the mighty shrine to Fortuna Primigenia for which Praeneste was most famous, there lay many medimni of wheat and oil and wine, other imperishable foods like hard cheeses and raisins, as well as apples and pears from the previous autumn's picking.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • And for the whole force five hundred ships were required, no one of which was able to carry more than fifty thousand medimni, [38] nor any one less than three thousand.

    History of the Wars, Books III and IV (of 8) The Vandalic War

  • Yes, by Zeus! yes, 'twas well done; the wretches broke a chest for me with stones, which held six medimni of corn.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • CHORUS Yes, by Zeus! yes, 'twas well done; the wretches broke a chest for me with stones, which held six medimni of corn.

    Peace

  • Vulso, having defeated the natives who blocked his passage, exacted from Tabæ a fine of 25 talents and 10,000 medimni of wheat.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

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