By Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley
This quantity specializes in the altering dating among war and the Roman citizen physique, from the Republic, while warfare used to be on the middle of Roman existence, via to the Principate, while it used to be limited to expert infantrymen and enlargement principally ceased, and at last directly to the overdue Empire and the Roman army's eventual failure.
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Measures to curb indebtedness and usury then become prominent in Livy, Book 7. In 357 a law was passed on unciarium faenus, which is best interpreted as limiting interest rates to 100 per cent per annum;2 in 354 there is yet another notice referring to the miseries of the plebs (7. 19. 5); in 352 we are told that a commission of five was appointed to settle debts with money loaned by the state (7. 21. 5–8); in 347 Livy (7. 27. 3) again comments on the financial difficulties of the plebeians, and tells us that the maximum rate of interest was halved to 50 per cent; in 344 we are told that usurers were prosecuted (7.
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