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Among both the Aztecs and the Mesopotamians, it appears that close contacts with merchants in other, often hostile, communities rendered merchants suspect among their own people, thereby exacerbating the belief that their way of acquiring wealth was not as respectable as owning land or being a warrior. These needs were met in the course of rituals performed before a cult statue of the god that was thought to provide an abode for the deity's soul.

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (July 1, 2010)


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