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mons pietatis


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(lit. ‘compassionate fund’)

A form of pawnshop established by late medieval Italian communes to extend affordable credit to the working poor from capital supplied by public and private depositors. Borrowers ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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