Blog/Ancient Economies

Syria the Focal Point

QUESTION: Marty; You said Syria was the focal point for this ECM wave and the target for the beginning of World War III. I read your piece on Syria and the issue of [...]

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Romans Landed in America and Sent Ambassadors to China

History is being rewritten all the time for the timeline of the past is far from definitive. Ancient Roman Coins issued under Constantine I the Great have been [...]

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No Matter What Century, It’s Always Politics

If you look at the calendar, the months that have 31 days are January, March, May, July, August, October, and December. The only two months with 31 days [...]

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China & its Monetary History

  QUESTION: Marty, it was interesting for you to mention some chinese history including the mongol empire the other day. i am currently studying the monetary [...]

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When Bronze is Worth More than Gold and Silver

An ancient Roman shipwreck has been discovered in the port of ancient Caesarea, located in Israel. The ship was full of bronze statues and coins that were destined [...]

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The First Roman Emperor Not of Latin Origin was From Syria

Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus; b. 10 BC – 54 AD; r. 41-54AD) was the first Roman emperor born outside of Italy. However, he was a member [...]

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600 kg Roman Coin Hoard Found in Spain

Construction workers in Spain found 600 kg (1,300 lbs) of ancient Roman coins while working on water pipes in southern Spain. The coins date to the period of [...]

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Why Government Cannot Create Inflation

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I have listened to the gold propaganda and believed in it initially but with time they always say the same thing and nothing happens. One [...]

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Vikings

QUESTION: Marty, I have not seen you write about the Vikings. Did you take their rise and fall into consideration in your model? YC ANSWER: Of course. The monetary [...]

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The Other Side of 2015.75

QUESTION: Marty; I attended your WEC in Princeton. It was really amazing. The year before you had pre-conference training session. That might be a good idea to [...]

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