Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 February 2014

400 Pages | 3 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199681549

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Rome's Economic Revolution

Philip Kay

Oxford Studies on the Roman Economy

  • Explains the importance of banks and their role in expanding the money supply, even in an ancient economy
  • Helps students of ancient history to understand how and why an ancient economy could have achieved real per capita growth
  • Contains a probabilistic quantification of the rate of growth of the Roman Republican economy between 150 BC and 50 BC
  • All Latin and Greek references are translated