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By Diana Wood

This 2002 e-book is an advent to medieval financial notion, often from the 12th to the 15th centuries, because it emerges from the works of educational theologians and legal professionals and different assets - from Italian retailers' writings to vernacular poetry, Parliamentary laws, and manorial courtroom rolls. It increases a couple of questions according to the Aristotelian suggestion of the suggest, the stability and concord underlying justice, as utilized by way of medieval thinkers to the altering financial system. How might deepest possession of estate be reconciled with God's present of the earth to all in universal? How might charity stability assets among wealthy and bad? What was once cash? What have been the simply fee and the simply salary? How used to be a stability to be completed among lender and borrower and the way did the belief of usury switch to mirror this? The solutions emerge from a wide selection of ecclesiastical and secular sources.

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