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The mercantile class at Chios

For there are several classes both of the people and of those called the notables; for instance classes of the people are, one the farmers, another the class dealing with the arts and crafts, another the commercial classoccupied in buying and selling and another the one occupied with the sea and this is divided into the classes concerned with naval warfare, with trade, with ferrying passengers and with fishing lpar;for each of these classes is extremely numerous in various places, for instance fishermen at Tarentum and Byzantium, navy men at Athens, the mercantile class at Aegina and Chios.
(Aristotle, Politics, 1291b)


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