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" The Lydians have very nearly the same customs as the Greeks, with the exception that these last do not bring up their girls in the same way. So far as we have any knowledge, they were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin, and... "
Art work in gold and silver, by H.B. Wheatley and P.H. Delamotte - Page 4
by Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1882
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious ..., Volume 1

Herodotus - History, Ancient - 1859 - 594 pages
...that these last do not bring up their girls in the same way. So far as we have any knowledge, they were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin,' was the actual resting-place of the Lydian king. Its dimensions agree nearly with those of the sepulchral...
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The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious ..., Volume 1

Herodotus - Greece - 1862 - 600 pages
...that these last do not bring up their girls in the same way. So far as we have any knowledge, they were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin,' and the first who sold goods by retail. They claim also the invention of all the games which are common...
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History of Jewish Coinage, and of Money in the Old and New Testament

Frederic William Madden - Bible - 1864 - 386 pages
...have permitted it."4 The other account is derived from the authority of Herodotus, who says, " they (the Lydians) were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin," 5 a statement confirmed by Xenophanea of Colophon.8 History certainly is in favour of a Lydian origin,...
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The Canadian Antiquarian and Numismatic Journal, Volumes 1-3

Canada - 1872 - 696 pages
...progress in the art. The other account is derived from the authority of Herodotus, who says, " they (the Lydians) were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin," a statement confirmed by Xenophanes of Colophon. History certainly is in favour of a Lydian origin,...
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Chapters in Political Economy

Albert Sidney Bolles - Economics - 1874 - 224 pages
...166, and notes ; Book 7, 28 and 29, and notes. The Lydians. " so far as we have any knowledge, . . were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin." Id., vol. 1, p. 180. Once, the Anglo-Saxons regarded slaves as money ; likewise, the people of NEWFOUNDLAND...
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The History of Herodotus. A new Engl. version, ed. with notes by G ..., Volume 1

Herodotus - 1875 - 752 pages
...that these last do not bring up their girls in the same way. So far as we have any knowledge, they were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin,6 and the first who sold goods by retail. They claim also the invention of all the games which...
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International Numismata Orientalia...

Frederick William Madden - Coins, Oriental - 1881 - 356 pages
...have permitted it."7 The other account is derived from the authority of Herodotus, who says, "they (the Lydians) were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin,"8 a statement confirmed by 1 It is perhaps hardly necessary to allude to the supposed If any...
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American Journal of Numismatics, and Bulletin of American ..., Volumes 17-19

Numismatics - 1883 - 350 pages
...the East. The Invention of Coinage. — " So far as we have any knowledge," says Herodotus (I. 94), " the Lydians were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin." This statement of the father of history must not, however, be accepted as finally settling the vexed...
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The Antiquary, Volume 7

Antiquities - 1883 - 308 pages
...the East. The Invention of Coinage.—" So far as we have any knowledge," says Herodotus (I. 94), " the Lydians were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin." This statement of the father of history must not, however, be accepted as finally settling the vexed...
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The Antiquary, Volume 7

Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson - Antiquities - 1883 - 324 pages
...the East. The Invention of Coinage. — " So far as we have any knowledge," says Herodotus (I. 94), " the Lydians were the first nation to introduce the use of gold and silver coin." This statement of the father of history must not, however, be accepted as finally settling the vexed...
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