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Money
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A developing money economy signifies the gradual departure from a society based on plunder and barter. At the same time, it is an enormous achievement of civilization and cultural abstraction, as mone…

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Michael Rothmann, “Money”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033928>
First published online: 2016



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