Of Athenian Economic Life


In his essay “Economic Life in Greece’s Golden Age”, H. Bolkestein quotes E. Meyer:  “Athens in the fifth and forth centuries stands as much under the sign of capitalism as England has stood since the eighteenth century and Germany since the nineteenth century.”


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  1. rallen2

    This assertion is controversial. There are those who believe capitalism exists wherever there is trade, but there can be trade without capitalism.

    June 16, 2017