|Author:||G. G. Aperghis|
|Title:||The Seleukid Royal Economy: The Finances and Financial Administration of the Seleukid Empire|
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|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press (January 31, 2005)|
The Finances and Financial Administration of the Seleukid Empire. This book provides a wide-ranging study of the empire's economy and the methods used by the Seleukid kings to monetise and manage it so as to extract tribute, rent and taxes as efficiently as possible. Cohen, G. M. (1978) The Seleucid Colonies. Historia Einzelschriften 30. Wiesbaden. (1983) ‘Colonization and population transfer in the Hellenistic world’, in Egypt and the Hellenistic world, ed. E. van't Dack et al. Louvain: 63–74.
The Seleukid Royal Economy - by G. G. Aperghis December 2004. The Finances and Financial Administration of the Seleukid Empire. In this chapter the rather limited evidence is examined in an attempt to produce an outline and assessment of the Seleukid system of financial administration. Administrative practices throughout history have been relatively insensitive to political change, as new masters are reluctant to replace something that works well, as long as they continue to benefit, just as their predecessors did before them.
The Seleukid Royal Economy is divided into three parts. Part I, 'Preliminaries', introduces the main problems, and explains the author's methodology and use of sources. Part II, 'The underlying economy', discusses aspects of economy and demography in various regions of the Seleukid Near East in general; this part is especially interesting because of the region-by-region estimates of population numbers. Part III, 'The royal economy', focuses on the revenue, expenditure, and financial administration of the monarchy. proportion of the income of Seleukid kings. Aperghis estimates the total annual revenue of the empire as ca. 10,000-15,000 talents in the third century, reaching a peak of ca. 20,000 talents annually under successful kings such as Seleukos I and Antiochos III.
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This wide-ranging study of the economy of the empire reveals how the rulers exploited their lands and subjects, undertook the building of cities, introduced coinage, financed their armies and administration and managed their finances.
This book examines the royal economy of the Seleukid Empire, the principal successor-state to the empire of Alexander the Greek. This wide-ranging economic study shows how rulers exploited resources to finance their administrations. Adopting a highly original numerical approach, the book presents a quantified model of the Seleukid royal economy. See all Product description. As indicated by its subtitle, the focus in on the finances and the financial administration of the Empire. While a number of points made may be conjectural or even perhaps speculative at times, there is some data, and generally more than most tend to believe, allowing Aperghis to make relatively strong cases in a number of areas. One of the strongpoints of this book is to show the continuity, but also the differences, between the Achaemenid Persian Empire and the Seleucid one the followed it.