Now that is one rental agreement that is hard to break: Inscription on 2,200-year-old Turkish marble slab may be the world's oldest tenancy contract



For tenants living in Turkey 2,200 years ago, rental agreements really were carved in stone.
Archaeologists have discovered what may be one of the world's oldest tenancy contracts – etched into a five feet long slab of marble.
It is inscribed with 58 lines of text in ancient Greek that spell out in excruciating detail the terms for renting out a property in the city of Teos in Anatolia, Turkey.
WHAT WAS THE GYMNASIUM  In ancient Greece, gymnasiums were training facilities for competitors who took part in public games.
The athletes tended to be men over the age of 18 years old who competed... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 44
Source: Daily Mail
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