MAR 9, 2017
ORIGINAL SOURCE: What wages in ancient Athens can tell us about the silver price today by Dominic Frisby of http://moneyweek.com/ on 3/9/2017
To compare todays and ancient prices might seem like a ridiculous venture – the two worlds are so different – but there is a meaningful point to all this. Measured in silver, salaries actually remained fairly constant until the 20th century.
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