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January 7 2013

High Taxes Were Always A Problem, So What New?


Inscriptions tell us, that throughout history people always complained about the high taxes charged by central government.

The Roman Empire has produced a number of inscriptions that record these complaints, one of best preserved and most revealing was found in the Roman City of Rhodiapolis nearly 5 years ago.

The Roman city of Rhodiapolis, which is sited in Turkey has a long and varied history. Excavations on the site were started by Professor Nevzat Çevik, head of the archaeology department in Akdeniz University’s 2006 after the site was exposed during wild fires in 2000.

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