Bibliography: Time, weights and measures


  • Blackburn, B. and Holford-Strevens, L., The Oxford Companion to the Year, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999
  • Borst, A., The Ordering of Time, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1993
  • Cappelli, A., Cronologia, cronografia e calendario perpetuo, Milan, Hoepli, 1930
  • Doggett, R. (ed.), Time: The Greatest Innovator. Timekeeping and Time Consciousness in Early Modern Europe, Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 1986
  • Dohrn-van Rossum, G., History of the Hour, transl. T. Dunlap, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1996
  • Grotefend, H., Taschenbuch der Zeitrechnung des deutschen Mittelalters und der Neuzeit, Hannover, Hahnsche Buchhandlung, 1935
  • Hannah, R., Greek and Roman Calendars, London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 2005
  • Martini, A., Metrologia, Turin, 1883, rpt. Rome, Editrice ERA, 1976
  • Reingold, E.M. and Dershowitz, N., Calendrical calculations, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2001
  • Richards, E.G., Mapping Time. The Calendar and its History, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1998
  • Tøndering, C. et al., Calendars Through the Ages, http://webexhibits.org/calendars/, (4 Apr. 2004)
  • Zupko, R.E., Italian Weights and Measures from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century, Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society, 1981

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