Definition of Oboli
1. obolus [n] - See also: obolus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oboli
oboe da caccia
oboli (current term)
Literary usage of Oboli
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Public Economy of Athens: In Four Books; to which is Added, A by August Boeckh, George Cornewall Lewis (1828)
"Where however was the security that the undertaking would produce three oboli a day to each 407 Salmasius MU chap. 1. falls into innumerable errors, ..."
2. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... than three oboli a mnn per day. For he gave three talents a month for five ships, nnd to tho rest, according as they had vessels beyond this number, ..."
3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"When the god offers the ghost nine oboli, he replies that before he will do so, he must become alive again. If this conversation in the realm of departed ..."
4. The History of Thucydides by Thucydides (1829)
"... it was, however 3, agreed on that more should be given each man than three oboli, and that by five ships' pay; for to fifty-five ships thirty talents ..."