The Old Babylonian Economy

Authored by: Anne Goddeeris

The Babylonian World

Print publication date:  August  2007
Online publication date:  June  2009

Print ISBN: 9780415353465
eBook ISBN: 9780203946237
Adobe ISBN: 9781134261284

10.4324/9780203946237.ch13

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Abstract

The Old Babylonian period witnesses some fascinating economic developments, which deserve a separate treatment this volume. For the first time Babylonian history, the three traditional sectors the economy, palace, temple and private citizenry, are well represented the written documentation. However, many the private citizens keeping archive had connections with one the patrimonial households.

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