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The Roman Financial Crisis Of A.D. 33

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The Roman Financial Crisis Of A.D. 33

The Roman Financial Crisis Of A.D. 33

The Roman Financial Crisis Of A.D. 33

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A distant emperor, a financial system dominated by coddled elites, a vicious struggle for status and land...and a sudden change in the laws that brought it all crashing down. The financial crisis in Rome in the year A.D. 33 had it all.

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