Endowments and Taxation in the Hellenistic World


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This paper suggests that a number of well known Hellenistic endowments were crafted in such a way that, in addition to the pious purposes that they served, they also allowed founders and elite peers to limit tax-liability by sheltering real estate from the possibility of assessment for taxation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sosin, JD

Published Date

  • 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 /

Start / End Page

  • 43 - 89

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1783-1334

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0066-1619

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2143/AS.44.0.3044799