Tito Antoni

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We are now able to date the origin of bookkeeping through the fortunate discovery of a specimen drawn up at the end of the 11th century or in the first decade of the 12th century by a Pisan shipbuilder to record expenditures incurred in the buidling or repairing of a galley. This account is the so-called Pisan document of Phialdelphia (La Carta Pisana di Filadelfia).



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