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Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1350a (search)
was in need of funds, they collected the arrears. Meanwhile the owners had the advantage of trafficking with their whole property undiminished by any payment of percentages.The same city being at war with Olynthus and needing funds, passed a resolution that all the slaves they possessed, with the exception of one male and one female apiece, should be sold on behalf of the State, which was thus enat anyone might buy the dues on furnishing securities for one-third of the amount, or as much more as could be procured in each case. Timotheus of Athens during his campaign against Olynthus was short of silver, and issued to his men a copper coinage instead. On their complaining, he told them that all the merchants and retailers would accept it in lieu of silver. But the m
Aristotle, Economics, Book 2, section 1353a (search)
Many slaves were thus registered, and a large sum of money was paid . And when a slave ran away, Antimenes instructed the governor of the where the camp lay either to recover the man or to pay his master his value. Ophellas of Olynthus appointed an officer to superintend the revenues of the Province of Athribis. The local governors came to him, and told him they were willing to pay a much larger amount in taxes; but asked him to remove the present superintendent. Ophellas inquired if they were really able to pay what they promised; and on their assuring him that they were, left the superintendent in office and instructed him to demand from them the amount of tax which they themselves had assessed. And so, without being chargeable either with