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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
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69 words

Payment for *labour in Israel was made at the end of each day (Deut. 24: 14), or year (Isa.

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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787 words
Firm information on the levels of real wages before the later 19th century is hard to come by. Wages varied not only over time but from region to region, and some of those regions which ... More
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Paul C. Millett

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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590 words

payment in cash or kind in return for labour services, are attested as early as the *thētes (landless labourers) of the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
251 words
the fee paid for labor or service. In the Bible, the employer is strictly enjoined to pay such fees without delay upon completion of the labor or service: “The wages of a hired man shall ... More
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Peter Scholliers

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
5,608 words
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Labor performed by a free person (in legal terms) for another person or an organization is generally compensated by a payment, the wage. This may take the form of goods, privileges, and ... More
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Ulla Wikander, Ulla Wikander, and Ulla Wikander

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
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6,091 words
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This entry consists of three subentries:Comparative History Family Wage Fair Wage and Equal Pay Comparative History In parts of the world women's prospects ... More
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Alexander Kazhdan and Alice-Mary Talbot

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
575 words
(μισθός, μίσθωμα) were paid to agricultural hired workers and apprentices (both called misthioi) as well as to construction workers and some professionals (clergy, hospital physicians, ... More

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