Loan documentation of imperial alimentary fund in the Ancient Rome (“Tabula Baebianorum”)

  • M. M. Sayko
Keywords: Tabula “Baebianorum”, alimentary fund, mortgage contract, Ancient Rome

Abstract

The mortgage contracts engraved on the bronze plaques found in the Italian region Beneventum and called Tabula “Baebianorum” are in the focus of investigation of the present paper. These are the agreements between authorities of the Imperial alimentary fund in Latium, Campania and Samnium and land owners of Beneventum about granting loans on land lending. Money got on interest payments were directed towards orphans and poor parents free-born children support till their adulthood.

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Published
2021-06-24
How to Cite
Sayko , M. M. (2021). Loan documentation of imperial alimentary fund in the Ancient Rome (“Tabula Baebianorum”). Zaporizhzhia Historical Review, 1(38), 270-275. Retrieved from https://istznu.org/index.php/journal/article/view/1471