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Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1350b (search)
med however by Didales that they would have to take it to Amisus to be coined—a journey of many days, and in the winter season. And during all this time, he continued to employ the army without giving it more than its necessary rations.Moreover, all the craftsmen in the army, and the hucksters who traded with the soldiers by barter, were under his personal control, and enjoyed a complete monopoly. When Taos,Called Tachos (*TAXW/S) by Xenophon and Plutarch. Perhaps that form should be restored here. (Bonitz and Susemihl.) The name recurs in 37. king of Egypt, needed funds for an expedition he was making, Chabrias of Athens advised him to inform the priests that to save expense it was necessary to suppress some of the temples together with the majority of the attendant priests
Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1351a (search)
sessions; 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 and other sources of gain.Again, when Taos was on the point of setting out from Egypt, Chabrias advised him to make requisition of all uncoined gold and silver in the possession of the inhabitants; and when most of them complied, he bade the king make use of the bullion, and refer the lenders to the governors of his provinces for compensation out of the taxes. Iphicrates of Athens provided Cotys with money for a force which he had collected in the following manner.He
Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1352a (search)
. Philoxenus accepted their offers, and proceeded to enrol a second levy. These also paid; and at last he received what he desired from each company. Euaises the Syrian, when governor of Egypt, received information that the local governors were meditating rebellion. He therefore summoned them to the palace and proceeded to hang them all, sending word to their relations that th seeking by payment to secure their release. Euaises agreed to accept a certain sum for each, and when it had been paid returned to the relations the dead body. While Cleomenes of Alexandria was governor of Egypt,Cf. Dem. 56: "Cleomenes . . . from the time that he received the government, has done immense mischief to your state, and still more to the rest of Greece, by
Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1352b (search)
low's stupidity. They on hearing this asked him not to believe what was said against the agent until he himself arrived and rendered his account. On the man's arrival, his associates told him what Cleomenes had said. He, desirous of winning their approval as well as that of Cleomenes, debited the latter with the actual price he had given.At a time when the price of grain in Egypt was ten drachmae ,If the measure intended is the Attic medimnos , it is 1 1/2 bushels. The Persian artabe may however be meant, which was equal to 1 medimnos and 1/16th. In either case the price is very high compared with 3 drachmae per medimnos, the price at Athens in 390 B.C. Yet Polybius 9.44 says that at Rome durin