Getting Rich in Late Antique Egypt

Getting Rich in Late Antique Egypt

by Ryan McConnell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472130382
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 07/12/2017
Series: New Texts From Ancient Cultures Series
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ryan E. McConnell is Visiting Assistant Professor at Bowdoin College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Chapter 1 The Apions and Their Wealth 1

Chapter 2 Reconsidering the Autourgia 14

Chapter 3 Benefits from Lower-Level Collections 41

Chapter 4 Tax Collection on Two Tiers 68

Chapter 5 Analogues to Apion Tax Farming 95

Chapter 6 Conclusion 120

Appendix: Papyri Referred to in the Text 127

Glossary 129

Bibliography 131

Index 139

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