The diameter (in millimeters) was measured across two perpendicular points along the ambitus
Wistreich notes that the two-octave ambitus
of the one found the second edition of Vincenzo Galilei's Fronimo of 1584 bears witness to the ever-wider ranges cultivated by Brancaccio and his colleagues.
Furthermore, his narrow acquittal--a tied vote--on a charge of ambitus
in 116 before a jury composed of equites would have been much more decisive had he possessed exceptional influence over them.
In the current article, the term tropos will be used to refer to any scale that is defined by a characteristic intervallic configuration; whereas, the term mode will be used to refer to any of the eight members of the Byzantine modal system, known as Octaechos, that is defined by its ambitus
Its set of points is not to be used for combinatory purposes, but only to determine a particular position inside the ambitus
of a physical component (Example 2).
However, when between Si je trepasse (G2 etc.) and Laissons mon coeur (C1 etc.) the bass ambitus
is respectively G-d' and F-b[b flat] we can be forgiven for reading something into the choice of clefs.
Since De consiliis suis, which was designed to reveal all, did not reveal the identity of the notorious nobleman, it is prima facie conceivable that he did not exist and that the meeting itself was a figment designed ad hoc in 64 to substantiate an envisaged charge of ambitus
against Catiline and Antonius and their backers, and later discreetly forgotten when it was decided not to proceed with such a charge.