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Notes about Sport Finance in Rome
Notes about Sport Finance in Rome

Author(s): Adolfo Bautista Cremadez
Subject(s): History of Law
Published by: STS Science Centre Ltd
Keywords: Sport; Roman law; mutuum; sponsorship

Summary/Abstract: Sport competitions were soon in the ancient world, an important social and cultural element. Many sportsmen in the Roman Empire are dedicated at it as a professional way , athletes enjoyed great social recognition and obtained , in case of triumph, great benefits . To finance the dedication of the athletes was used the contractual figure mutuum, money- loan, with the agreement that the borrower should return only the amount of the capital and elevated interests, case victory, assuming the banker the risk of losing.

  • Issue Year: 6/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 139-142
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English