Taxation, Economy, and Revolt in Ancient Rome, Galilee, and Egypt
This volume introduces new perspectives on taxation policies in the Roman Empire, the Galilee, and Egypt, with unique insights into the economic effects of imperial pacification on local and regional microlevel economies in the Galilee both before and after the First Jewish Revolt against Rome.
Through examining tax documents and other ancient texts in detail, this book offers innovative perspectives on the mechanisms, ideological justifications, and politically hierarchizing functions of taxation and tribute, particularly in the Roman Empire. Moreover, leading archaeologists present important information about the economic effects of the First Jewish Revolt on local economies in the Galilee, based on findings from recent archaeological excavations.
Blanton IV, Thomas R.; Choi, Agnes; and Liu, Jinyu, "Taxation, Economy, and Revolt in Ancient Rome, Galilee, and Egypt" (2022). 2022 Faculty Bibliography. 61.
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