Jugerum


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Jugerum

An ancient Roman unit of area approximately equivalent to 2,523 square meters.
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A jugerum of it was sufficient for three horses all the year.
The first, Tiberius, while serving as a plebeian tribune, successfully pushed for an agrarian law stipulating that no land owner should hold more than 500 jugera (one Roman jugerum equaled roughly 5/8 of an acre).