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It is a background of the actual switch of the fortifications at Niagara, in keeping with maps initially ready by means of fortress Niagaras French, British, and usa engineers. info can be awarded at the forts garrisons. Emphasis is at the interval of the French and Indian conflict.
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Hence the seventeenth century French expression for a money lender ‘fesse-Mathieu’ (fait-ce-Matthieu, do this Matthew). This fact constituted a stumbling block in relation to the parable of the unfaithful servant, a text which is important in the context of condemning credit, since we find in it the practice of physical constraint of the debtor until the debt is paid. The parable is sure proof of the widespread existence of money lending, in spite of the repeated anathemas of the Scriptures (Matthew XVIII)!
I. Gallimard, 1956. I. The Ancient Economy, 2nd edn Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985. I. Economy and Society in Ancient Greece, New York: Penguin Books, 1985. FRANCOTTE, A. ‘Aristote et le prêt à intérêt’, Journée d’étude Philosophie perennis et analyse économique Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. GAUDEMET, J. Institutions de l’Antiquité, Paris: Sirey, 1982. GLOTZ, G. Histoire grecque, 5th édn Paris: PUF, 1986. HATZFELD, J. Histoire de la Grèce ancienne, Paris: Petite Bibliothèque Payot, 1969.
These three passages, written between the ninth and the sixth centuries BC, are the bases for more than 2000 years of European legal bans on usury. They also lie at the root of more than 2000 years of legal breaches and loopholes. They have almost always been interpreted and analyzed in the context of a religious doctrine. It is interesting to consider their historical context before examining their philosophical and moral development or consequences. The nation of Israel first appeared on the historical horizon in regions where civilization was already more than 1000 years old.
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