The invention of coinage and the monetization of Ancient Greece by David M. Schaps

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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 reasons for its adoption; and the.

The invention of coinage was a conceptual revolution, not a technological one. Only with the invention of Greek coinage does the concept "money" clearly materialize in history.

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Book Description: The invention of coinage was a conceptual revolution, not a technological one. Only with the invention of Greek coinage does the concept "money" clearly materialize in history.

The invention of coinage was a conceptual revolution, not a technological one. Only with the invention of Greek coinage does the concept "money" clearly materialize in history. Coinage appeared at a moment when it fulfilled an essential need in Greek society, bringing with it rationalization and social leveling in some respects, while simultaneously producing new illusions, paradoxes, and elites.

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University of Michigan Press Greene Street Ann Arbor, MI Michigan () p/b pp £65 (ISBN ) The aim of this book is clearly set out on the second page: ‘ to trace the invention of coinage and its introduction to ancient Greece, to demonstrate how it differed from its predecessors, and to show how its influence proceeded through the society that adopted it until most areas of that society had fundamentally altered’.

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The revolutionary invention --Questions and controversies --Money before coinage: the ancient Near East --Greece before money: the Bronze Age --Homer: tripods and oxen --The archaic age: cauldrons, spits and silver --The first coins --Money and the market --The monetization of politics --War by other means --The monetization of labor --Money on.

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The invention of coinage was a conceptual revolution, not a technological one. Only with the invention of Greek coinage does the concept “money” clearly materialize in history. David M. Schaps is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Bar-Ilan University, and the author of The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece (University of Michigan Press, ).

S: The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece. xviii +ills. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, Cased, US$48, £ ISBN: X. Given the burgeoning interest in the eects of coinage in ancient Greece, there is a certain timeliness in the appearance of this book by David Schaps.

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The proli"c nature of the coins reveal how religion and the gods seeped in to every corner of Greek life. The Parthenon paid homage and. Abstract.

The economic revolution produced by the invention of coinage was both conducive to and facilitated by a number of smaller, incremental innovations, some in the coin itself (the use of silver rather than electrum, the use of bronze for small amounts, fiduciary coinage), some in the ways of doing business (retail commerce, salaried labor, new credit systems such as the small lender Cited by: 2.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, Michigan University Press, [, p. 13 photographs, $48 Cloth. ISBN X] the invention of coinage was the invention of money: that is, the concept that we understand as. Ancient Coin Collecting II: Numismatic Art of the Greek World. Iola: Krause Publications.

Schaps, David M. The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Tondoff, R.C. “Coins, money and exchange in Aristophanes’ Wealth.”. Ancient Greco-Roman World. Some scholars assert economic thought similar to the modern understanding occurred during the 18th century or the Enlightenment, as early economic thought was based on metaphysical principles which are incommensurate with contemporary dominant economic theories such as neo-classical economics.

Several ancient Greek and Roman thinkers made various. “ Economic Growth in Ancient Greece,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics – Morris, I. “Archaeology, Standards of Living, and Greek Economic History,” in Manning and Morris (eds.), pp.

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A Neutron Tomographic Analysis of Plated Silver Coins from Ancient Greece Official or Illegal. Scott Olsen, Filomena Silvemini, Vladimir Luzin, Ulf Garbe, Max Avdeev, Joel Davis, Ken Sheedy Abstract. This study focuses on a neutron tomographic analysis conducted on a set of plated silver coins minted in the city-state of Athens and in the [ ]Author: S.

Olsen, F. Silvemini, V. Luzin, U. Garbe, M. Avdeev, J. Davis, K. Sheedy. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford.

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1 Electrum coins, currency exchange and transaction costs in Archaic and Classical Greece Alain BRESSON (*) [Under press in Revue Belge de Numismatique, ] Abstract: This paper is part of a more general investigation into currency exchange and transaction costs in the ancient Greek world.

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Babelon, Ancient Numismatics & Its History, pp, hardcover w/dj, translated from. French, Kolbe/Spink As New. Starting bid $ Schaps, The Invention of Coinage & The Monetization of Ancient Greece,pp, hardcover w/dj, few illus, As New. (A. Ancient Greek Coins of Miletus Robert J.

O’Hara ([email protected]) The ancient Greek city of Miletus in Asia Minor, on what is now the west coast of Turkey, was the intellectual and commercial center of the Greek world in the century before Athens rose to prominence.

It has been called the birthplace of the modern world. These pages discuss the early history of coinage and present a. Many of the words for the first coins come from their original pre-coinage objects of Homeric exchange. For a discussion of this see Chapter Six in David Schaps, The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece, (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ).

A coin is a small, flat, (usually, depending on the country or value) round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade. They are most often issued by a often have images, numerals, or text on them.

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David M. Schaps, The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece. Ann Arbor Ann Arbor Michel Valloggia, Note sur deux lingot d'argent de Toutânkhamon, Revue d'égyptologie 68 (), pp.

–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.A CIP catalog record for this book is available from the British Library.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Schaps, David M. The invention of coinage and the monetization of Ancient Greece / David M. Schaps. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN X (cloth: alk. paper) 1. Coins, Greek. 2.

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