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Re: [Roman_History_Books] tribute money in 1st century Roman Empire

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  • Randall Howarth
    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
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      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

      tiny@... wrote:

      > I understand the "head" tax of te 1st century was a denarius or the
      > average daily wage of a labourer.
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      > 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?
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Ichthys.
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