Ancient Greece at Work (History of Civilization)

Ancient Greece at Work (History of Civilization)

Gustave Glotz

Language: English

Pages: 418


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great cities, it is true, all institutions were based on money economy. When Aristeides taxed the cities of the Delian Confederacy in 478, he demanded only money. Nevertheless, even in Attica, natural economy was far from having disappeared. Before the Peloponnesian War most of the land-owners lived on the revenues of their estates. When Pericles sold the whole of his harvest together, and obtained his provisions in the city market, this method of domestic economy was remarked as a novelty. About

189 PHINTIAS, potter, 140, 142 Phocæa, 68, 103, 106, 109-10, 122, 124, 236 Phocis, 62, 134, 199, 202-03, 232, 291 Phœnicia, Tyre, Sidon: early trade, piracy, relations with Greeks, 17-19,46,49-50, 53, 58-59; power and decline, 109; industry, 18-19, 46, 49,128 18, 310-12; writing, 116; Greek influence, 126; influence on Greece, 128; on Cythera, 127; at Delos, 323, 338-39. See also Carthage PHORMION, Metic, 185, 208, 210, 217, 250, 303, 306 Phortegia, 117, 295 Phrygians, 178-79 Picentini,

to rove the seas. The Lemnians carried on exchanges between Thrace and the Asiatic Hellespont. We find them in the siege of Troy, supplying the Achaean army with wine, which they fetch from the region of Maroneia in “many ships they give a thousand measures of it to the kings and barter the rest for bronze, iron, oxen, hides, and prisoners. War, which is permanent in these parts, makes their island a slave-market. As for the Cretans, they lived on exchange and rapine. Reviving the relations

husband, and Marseilles is founded. The Theraeans occupy the islet of Platea, work up relations with the Libyans, obtain permission to cross on to the mainland, and behold, the kingdom of Cyrene is made. North of the Euxine Cimmerians, Scythians, and Sarmatians receive the Ionian traders well. Once established in a country, the colonists try to expand. Often they employ force, aided by treachery. Syracuse, Leontion, Ambracia, and many other towns are built on territory conquered by arms. The

enterprising State elaborated vast schemes of embellishment, this time with a view to providing the workers with employment. This, according to Plutarch, is how Pericles explained his idea. “The working class does not go into the army at all. I did not want it to be deprived of the same advantages, nor yet to enjoy them through idleness. I therefore carried out, in the interest of the people, these great building schemes, work which should keep various industries busy a long time. In this way the

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