The Economy of Roman Palestine

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Author  Ze'ev Safrai
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   April 11, 1994
ISBN  041510243X
Pages  516

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The Economy of Roman Palestine presents a description of the economy of the province of Judea-Palestina in the Roman era (AD70 to AD400) on the basis of a broad selection of primary rabbinic sources and a considerable volume of archaeological findings. The period studied is characterised by demographic growth and corresponding economic development. The work describes the agricultural and agrarian structure of the province, the pattern of settlement, trade, and other aspects, depicting an economy based to a great extent on an open market.

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