Registration and Taxation of Slave Sales in Achaemenid Babylonia

@inproceedings{Stolper1989RegistrationAT,
  title={Registration and Taxation of Slave Sales in Achaemenid Babylonia},
  author={Matthew W. Stolper},
  year={1989}
}
  • Matthew W. Stolper
  • Published 1989
  • History
  • Three Achaemenid Babylonian records of slave sales mention a "royal tax office" in a context implying that the transfer of ownership was registered and taxed. References to the same procedures can be discerned in the diverse language of some other contemporary texte that do not actually mention the ofllce. The office and the procedures are antecedents of phcnomena known from the Seleucid period. Rooognition of them occasions comment on the relationships between political change and the… CONTINUE READING
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