Studies in Land and Credit in Ancient Athens, 500-200 B.C.: The Horos Inscriptions

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Transaction Books, 1985 - 332 pages

In this classic study of the social and economic aspects of landcredit relationships in ancient Athens, first published in 1952, Moses Finley presents a systematic account of the guarantee aspects of credit. He examines the outward forms of credit transactions, the legal instruments employed, the kind of real property customarily used to guarantee debts, and the parties engaged in these transactions.

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