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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.

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Hi Sam,

I recommend two books. First is Niall Ferguson's The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (2009).

The second is Paul Strathern's The Medici: Godfather's of the Renaissance. Either one of these books will provide valuable insights. Both together they will give you a very broad understanding of the development of banking in medieval Europe, and the consequences of that.

Enjoy!

Marc  

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I'll be glad to answer any question related to Medieval Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the rise of Islam and Christianity during the period 300-1500.

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I've studies history for nearly 20 years. I'm currently also volunteering in the US and European history catergories.

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BA History (High Honors)

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