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Ris

1. An ancient Hebrew unit of length approximately equivalent to 135 meters.

2. A Talmudic unit of length approximately equivalent to 32 or 35 meters.
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The narrator underlines his complicity with the reader by calling him "amy" and later leaves him the liberty to laugh or not to laugh: "Riez si vous voulez, autrement vous me faites un mauvais tour" (NR 369).
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The council of Riez, 18 November 439 (CCSL 148, 64) canon i has a recentem et saluberrimam Taurinatis synodi and the council of Orange, 8 November 441 (CCSL 148, 84) canon 23 speaks of Taurinatis synodi sequendam esse sententiam.