Trivia Thursday #8

In the Mediterranean Basin the length of a man’s shadow can vary from as long as 24 feet in the morning to a mere 4 feet at noon. The Greeks and Romans, as early as 400 B.C. and as late as the fourth century A.D., commonly used the count of a man’s foot length within his shadow to determine the time of day and set mealtimes and other appointments. 

– from The History of Clocks & Watches by Eric Bruton

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