Definition of Drachmae

1. Noun. (plural of drachma) ¹



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Definition of Drachmae

1. drachma [n] - See also: drachma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drachmae

drabettes
drabler
drablers
drably
drabness
drabnesses
drabs
drac
dracaena
dracaenas
dracena
dracenas
drachenfutter
drachm
drachma
drachmae (current term)
drachmai
drachmas
drachms
dracin
draco
dracology
dracone
dracones
draconian
draconic
draconic month
draconic months
draconin
draconine

Literary usage of Drachmae

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1. Thucydides Translated Into Englishby Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides by Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides (1881)
"The contributions of the towns admitting comparison are fixed in the earlier quota lists at 15 talents 2530 drachmae, in the fragments of quota lists ..."

2. Fayƻm Towns and Their Papyri by David George Hogarth, Joseph Grafton Milne, Bernard Pyne Grenfell, Arthur Surridge Hunt (1900)
"I. But the name of no known tax is a suitable substitute; and the amount paid, 7 drachmae, is identical with that of three of the payments for ..."

3. A History of Egypt Under Roman Rule by Joseph Grafton Milne (1898)
"A stele found at Koptos(344) gives the rates charged there on passengers and equipages, which were as follows: steersmen from the Red Sea, ten drachmae; ..."

4. Graeco-Roman Memoirs by Egypt Exploration Society (1899)
"If, therefore, the 692 silver drachmae were an integral part of the price and not the equivalent in silver of the sum expressed in copper, the treasury ..."

5. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"... if only an antiquated expression for 40 drachmae. Nevertheless, Buhl thinks this passage untrustworthy. ..."

6. Solon the Athenian by Ivan Mortimer Linforth (1919)
"Does this imply that drachmae were reduced in weight or that the mina was increased ... We may, therefore, draw up the following table: 73 old drachmae = 1 ..."

7. The Hibeh Papyri by Bernard Pyne Grenfell, Arthur Surridge Hunt, Eric Gardner Turner (1906)
"7 pr . . . , total 28 webs, 326 drachmae 4 obols, for 7 buo . ... 56 drachmae, total 42 webs 448 drachmae, and for agio 14 drachmae, total 462 drachmae; ..."

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