Medieval History/question.


good day
where can i learn more about money lending and banking during the medieval period.
just as how the financial history of the last 500 years can be read about in detail; where can one learn more about the financial world in the medieval period including more on banking and financiers of that period.

Hi Sam,
Try these websites:

The Middle Ages saw the invention of double entry book keeping, modern ideas of credit and lending including mortgages, and also an early form of paper money although not yet in the modern sense of paper money.

Hope this helps,

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C.M. Aaron


I've been studying the early medieval period for almost 20 years. In particular, I've studied the fall of the Roman Empire, the barbarian invasions/migrations, early barbarian law codes, the early medieval church, technology of the period, military campaigns and tactics, and some of the early barbarian dynasties, especially the Merovingians in Gaul (France).


Twenty years of self study. I also write historical fiction of this era.

Bachelor's degree.

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