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Financial Intermediation

Peter Temin

in The Roman Market Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147680
eISBN:
9781400845422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147680.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter deals with the mobility of capital. Romans made many investments in agriculture, cities, and roads, all of which are capital. They accumulated the needed capital with the help of Roman ... More


Private Banks in Villages of Roman Egypt

François Lerouxel

in Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266779
eISBN:
9780191916069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266779.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This paper examines the evidence concerning private banking in the villages of Roman Egypt and aims to demonstrate that the presence of private banks in some villages depended on their location in ... More


Banking, Money-Lending, and Elite Financial Life in Rome

Jean Andreau

in Roman Law and Economics: Volume II: Exchange, Ownership, and Disputes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787211
eISBN:
9780191829291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787211.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Through legislation and judicial decisions, the public administration (the city, first, and then the Empire) organized and regulated the activities of the various social groups. What was their impact ... More


Financial Institutions and Structures in the Last Century of the Roman Republic

Philip Kay

in Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198790662
eISBN:
9780191833175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790662.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines Rome’s changing financial structure between the second and first centuries BC, arguing that early Roman financial intermediaries provided a mechanism for the creation of money ... More


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