Money in Ptolemaic Egypt : from the Macedonian Conquest to the end of the third century BC (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Money in Ptolemaic Egypt : from the Macedonian Conquest to the end of the third century BC

Author: Sitta von Reden
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Alexander the Great conquered Egypt he introduced coinage into a country whose economy had worked without it for millennia. This book explores the impact of the gradual adoption of this coinage,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ptolemaic dynasty; Ptolemaic dynasty
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sitta von Reden
ISBN: 9780521852647 0521852641
OCLC Number: 1158638694
Notes: kh2018.
Description: xx, 354 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Questions and issues; 2. The historical background; Part I. Money and Coinage: 1. The money of the King; 2. Monetising the countryside; Part II. Cash and Kind: 3. Taxes; 4. Bronze and silver; 5. Rents; 6. Wages; Part III. Debt and Credit: 7. Formal loans (List 1-2); 8. Extending the credit economy (Lists 3-5); 9. Leases and labour contracts; 10. Credit in a social context; Part IV. Banking: 11. Banks and money supply; 12. Banking and business; Conclusion; Appendices.
Responsibility: Sitta von Reden.

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'Sitta von Reden's book deals with a well defined topic and combines numismatic and papyrological evidence in an interesting and illuminating way. ... This book is highly recommended for anyone Read more...

 
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