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Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1348a (search)
rs should pay their debts into the treasury, and that the state should meet the creditors' interest out of its revenues until its former prosperity returned. Mausolus lord of Caria received from the King of PersiaProbably Artaxerxes II. who reigned 405-359 B.C. a demand for tribute. Therefore he summoned the wealthiest men in his dominion, and told them that the King was asking for the tributertly in shame and partly in alarm, promised and paid much larger sums than the others.Being again in lack of funds, Mausolus summoned a public meeting of the people of Mylassa and told them that the King of Persia was preparing to attack him; and that Mylassa his capital city was unfortified. He therefore bade the citizens contribute each as liberally as he could, saying that what they now paid in would afford securi
Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1351a (search)
h priesthood, being anxious to retain their own temple, offered him money from their private possessions . When the king had thus received money from them all, Chabrias bade him tell the priests to spend on the temple-service and on their own maintenance one-tenth of what they formerly spent, and lend him the remainder until he had made peace with the King Persia>.Moreover, each inhabitant was to contribute a stated proportion of his household and personal possessions; and when grain was sold, buyer and seller were each to contribute, apart from the price, one obol per artabeThe artabe was a Persian measure containing nearly 50 quarts. The obol was 1/6 of a drachma of silver.; while a tax of one tenth was to be imposed on profits arising from ships and workshops