Ichthys, I'm not sure of the answer to part one, but to part two, taxation
models in Roman controlled areas were in the neighborhood of a tenth (tithe)
and were paid in kind as often as in coin. Best modern work on this topic in
English are the books written by Duncan-Jones. R. Howarth
> I understand the "head" tax of te 1st century was a denarius or the
> average daily wage of a labourer.
> I would like to know the amount of frequency of this tax plus does
> anyone know what proportion of income the Romans would have exacted
> from their conquered territories?
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