Jan 25, 2015
Economics (Ancient Greek: ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΑ; Latin: OECONOMICA) may not have been written by Aristotle. The author provides examples of methods used by the state to raise money including debt, currency devaluation, commodity controls, tariffs, sales tax, fines, violence and sacrilege. Translated by Edward Seymour Forster. Painting: Allegory of Fortune by Salvator Rosa. Recording and cover design by Geoffrey Edwards are in the public domain.