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Money and banking in classical Greece

Vassilis Doukakis

Money and banking in classical Greece

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Published by Common Ground Pub. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

  • Money,
  • Banks and banking,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Vassilis Doukakis ; English translation by David Hardy and Richard Witt
    LC ClassificationsHG1200.5 .D685 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25404495M
    ISBN 109781612290690, 9781612290706
    LC Control Number2012027474

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Money and banking in classical Greece by Vassilis Doukakis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most people have some idea what Greeks and Romans coins looked like, but few know how complex Greek and Roman monetary systems eventually became.

The contributors to this volume. The theory of value and money in 8. Use-value, value and price 9. Circulating money and hoarding money: profit and interest Balance of payments and a stable currency Gresham's Law Money in the philosophy of the Cynic School Chapter VI: Banks in the Classical Period 1.

The emergence of banks ' 2. This book presents a series of scholarly papers which show new studies of the social and economic use of coins and money in the Greek world. Kim begins with a paper in which he shows that coins were a symbol as well as a commodity/5(2).

Genre/Form: Electronic books Electronic book: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: ISBN: Easily disproving the long-held notion that a sale was legally binding in ancient Greece only upon the simultaneous payment of the purchase price and delivery of the purchased goods, Cohen demonstrates the significance of vendor-supplied credit for the elasticity of the Athenian money supply.

Banking enabled people in the ancient world to exchange money, obtain loans, and conduct other financial transactions. Certain individuals, such as priests and wealthy businessmen, usually provided these financial services. Gradually, both private and public banks developed throughout the Greek world and the Roman empire.

The book also aims to provide a more wide-ranging account than is currently available of the social and economic contexts within which coined money was actually used in the Greek world. The papers explore Money and banking in classical Greece book and its uses over a wide geographical area of the Greek-speaking world including Asia Minor, Egypt, and Rhodes.

The Banks Of Ancient Greece With respect to the bankers of Greece we have more ample details, some of these being interestingly recounted by J. t, F.R. S., in his "History, Principles and Practice of Banking.".

Source: Highlights of the Greek banking sectorDeloitte National Bank of Greece () closed at $ on Friday. The week high is $ On April 30th, S&P maintained its”Sell.

Money-changers were preceded by the trapezites (from the Greek word " trapeza" which means counter), who dealt with bank transactions in counting houses around the Forum. The Greek term was later replaced by the Latin terms argentarii and mensarii (from the word mensa or 'bank' in Latin). Ancient Greek banks, if you can call them that, directly grew out of money circulation.

Undoubtedly, the ancient Greeks perceived the fundamentals of the law and practice of debt relations from the experience of the more developed civilizations of the Ancient East, above all Babylonia and its banking houses.

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Through banking and commerce, the Medicis rose to become one of the. Whether they would have gone back to the former drachma Greek currency or created a new one was never fully discussed in public. As events came to pass, Greece remains in both the European Union and Greece's currency is still the euro.

What was the money in Ancient Greece. The Drachma was the form of Greek cash used in ancient times. The emergence of accounting in ancient Greece supported the country's financial and banking system. 13  The Greeks' adoption of the Phoenician. Historical records from Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Ancient Babylon had suggested that temples loaned money out, in addition to keeping it safe.

In an argument of interest to scholars of ancient history and archaeology as well as to modern economists, David M. Schaps addresses a range of issues pertaining to major shifts in ancient economies, including money, exchange, and economic organization in the Near East and Greece before the introduction of coinage; the invention of coinage and.

The history of banking began with the first prototype banks which were the merchants of the world, who gave grain loans to farmers and traders who carried goods between cities.

This was around BC in Assyria, India andin ancient Greece and during the Roman Empire, lenders based in temples gave loans, while accepting deposits and performing the change of money. As long as there has been some form of currency, there has been a need to store it for safe-keeping.

Records show that in both Ancient Greece and Egypt, banking systems were discovered as far back as the 18 th century B.C. Egyptians use temples as banks to protect riches from thieves. Best Books on Ancient Greek History and Literature Ancient Greece: with emphasis on the Golden Age of Greece.

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Many aspects of their economic legacy spread throughout the Mediterranean and beyond, and was. This essay covers conflicts from the wars between Ancient Greece and Persia to World War II.

Warfare played an important part in the spread of the use of coinage and the invention of the national debt, while the adoption of paper money in the West was both a cause. Banking policy was one area in which Athens’ deviations from the letter of the law were for the better.

Modern‐ day anarchist thinkers like Samuel E. Konkin III and James C. Scott have written about the liberatory potential of the informal sector; 9 the same dynamic appears to have been at work in ancient.

"In this absorbing book David Schaps demonstrates that the Greeks were the first people in history to make widespread use of coinage, and so to have the concept of money, and that this relatively unappreciated fact is vital for understanding Greek society of the archaic and classical periods.

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He was born in the essentially Dorian (Greek) colony of Halicarnassus on the southwest coast of Asia Minor (then a part of the Persian Empire), during the Persian Wars, shortly before the expedition against Greece led by the Persian King Xerxes.By this time, all of Greece had pretty much been wrecked, and the Classical period was over.

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