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Old 09-05-2019, 01:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Kimera757 View Post
Roman slaves were often paid a "salarium" in salt
"Salarium" is the money you use to buy salt, not salt in lieu of money. Nobody in Rome was regularly paid in salt, slave or soldier. This is a common myth.