Obol


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Obol

An ancient Greek unit of weight approximately equivalent to 0.72 or 1.05 grams, depending on the region.
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Mr Brockson and two other passers-by saw the lights, and all three watched them pass silently overhead then take a curved trajectory towards Dunnings Bridge Road, where the OBOLs accelerated vertically into the clouds.
In the Stelai, an unknown number of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.] was sold for 60 drachmas, a small [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.] for 6 drachmas and 4 obols.
For an obol, or roughly the price of a red-figure pelike by the hand of Beazley's `Achilles Painter', the craftsman could buy nearly four litres of grain.
That he balks at shelling out a mere obol signals his participation in the penury earlier adopted by practitioners of iambos and, more generally, his membership of the class of the abject and base-born.
refers to a second payment of a 1 obol per capita tax on all the cities in the Amphictyony.(70) Such contributions, together with the wages which rise from 1 or 1.5 dr in the fifth-century accounts to 1.5 and 2 dr in the fourth century, show that large amounts of money were widely recirculated within Athens and beyond.(71)
“I saved her and she became my inspiration for OBOL.”
central with the replacement of inputs in residential buildings number 4,6,7,8,9,10,11 in the village of novaya obol, sennoe district name of goods (works, services) quantity pipe pe-x 1.
20 will be at a site to be determined based on interesting bird sightings posted to OBOL and other pertinent information available before the day.
Address : Republic Of Belarus, Vitebsk Region, Shumilinsky District, 211266, Obol, St.
OBOL, as it is referred to by birders, is a computerized list-server that automatically forwards e-mails to more than 500 people.
Construction and installation work on the object "Overhaul of artesian well # 533824/09 in Obol in the Shumilinsky district"