Roman ruler with units of measurement - regula

Item number: 60159

Simply explained how the Roman measures look. With the Roman ruler no longer a problem!

Category: Rulers

14,99 €
≈ £ 13.78

including 19% VAT. , plus shipping

available for order

Shipping time: 2 - 3 days


Shipping weight:
0,15 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width × height ):
59,00 × 2,50 × 1,20 cm

Roman ruler with exact measures

The ruler is an indispensable part of our lives. It is used for almost all purposes. Even the old Romans were working with a ruler.


The Roman ruler is made from oiled solid beech. It is 59.3 cm long. Of course, you can also draw straight lines with the Roman ruler. The scale is elaborated dark wood inlaid.

  • 59.3 cm total length
  • Solid beech, oiled
  • Without decoration
  • Instructions

Roman linear measure

The Roman ruler is certainly designed with the regular Roman measurements based on the Roman mile. The Roman mile is 1524 m long. A mile consisted of 8 stages, which consisted of 125 double steps.

Importance of the Roman ruler

The origin of today's ruler is the Roman ruler. Back then, the Romans had been very sophisticated already. Without a fixed measure many buildings, furniture and others would have been impossible to build or to manufacture. The Roman ruler (later the ell) played a not to be underestimated commercial role in measuring the amount of substance. The ruler also was and still is indispensable for drawing lines. For pupils is the ruler also indispensable. To learn writing, a child needs lines drawn with a ruler or pre-printed lines. Before PC drawing was invented, a ruler was a requirement for a precise technical drawing.

Purchase decision

The children should learn about the invention of the ruler from history. Already in the 2nd century AD the origin of our ruler had served well und influenced technical progress. Many inventions date back to Roman times. Our children should know that to understand history. Every school should own a copy of the Roman ruler. It is not expensive and brings easy understandable history close to the people. Do not hesitate purchasing the Roman ruler and buy this illustrative material for your work. Here is the link to the free PDF download of the units, which can be found at the end of the article at the bottom:  Regula Maße

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