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WEIGERT, KARL – German pathologist; born at Münsterberg in Silesia March 19, 1845; died at Frankfort-on-the-Main Aug. 5, 1904. He received his education at the universities of Berlin, Vienna, and Breslau, graduating in 1868. After having taken...
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES – Derived from Babylonia. — Biblical Data: While the references in the Old Testament are sufficient for a general knowledge of the ancient Hebrew system of weights and measures, and of the mutual relations of the several units,...