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Agora vs. Shekel

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Agoranoun

A place for gathering.

Shekelnoun

A currency unit of both ancient and modern Israel.

Agoranoun

A marketplace, especially in Classical Greece.

Shekelnoun

(slang) Money.

Agoranoun

Since 1960, a monetary unit and coin of Israel, the 100th part of a shekel / sheqel.

Shekelnoun

(historical) An ancient unit of weight equivalent to one-fiftieth of a mina.

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Agoranoun

An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.

Shekelnoun

An ancient weight and coin used by the Jews and by other nations of the same stock.

Agoranoun

100 agorot equal 1 shekel

Shekelnoun

A jocose term for money.

Agoranoun

the marketplace in ancient Greece

Shekelnoun

the basic unit of money in Israel

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Agoranoun

a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

Shekel

Shekel or sheqel (Akkadian: ??? šiqlu or siqlu, Hebrew: שקל, plural שקלים‎ sheqalim or shekels, Phoenician: ???‎) is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.39 oz)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.

Agora

The agora (; Ancient Greek: ἀγορά agorá) was a central public space in ancient Greek city-states. It is the best representation of a city-state's response to accommodate the social and political order of the polis.

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