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ACHANE (ἀχάνη), a Persian and Boeotian measure, equivalent to 45 Attic medimni. (Aristot. ap. Schol. ad Aristoph. Ach. 108, 109; Suid. s. v.) According to Hesychius, a Boeotian ἀχάνη was equal to one Attic medimnus. (Hultsch, Griech. u. Röm. Metrol. pp. 257, 275.)


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