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Xenophon, Ways and Means (ed. E. C. Marchant, G. W. Bowersock, tr. Constitution of the Athenians.), chapter 4 (search)
obol a day, the annual revenue derived from that number of men is sixty talents. Out of this sum, if twenty talents are invested in additional slaves, the state will have forty talents available for any other necessary purpose. And when a total of ten thousand men is reached, the revenue will be a hundred talents. But the state will receive far more than that, as anyone will testify who is old enough to remember how much the charge for slave labour brought in before the trouble at Decelea.In 413 B.C., when great numbers of slaves deserted, and labour in the mines dwindled. And there is another proof. During the history of the mines an infinite number of men has worked in them; and yet the condition of the mines to-day is exactly the same as it was in the time of our ancestors, and their memory ran not to the contrary. And present conditions all lead to the conclusion that the number of slaves employed there can never be greater than the works need. For the miners find no limit to sha