The history of pawnbroking began in the earliest ages of the world. Lending money on portable security is one of the oldest professions.
Read more about History Of Pawnbroking: Mosaic Law, Franciscans, China, Greece and Rome, Medieval Europe, Later, Britain and Ireland, United States, Europe, Holland and Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, The Symbol
Famous quotes containing the words history of and/or history:
“... the history of the race, from infancy through its stages of barbarism, heathenism, civilization, and Christianity, is a process of suffering, as the lower principles of humanity are gradually subjected to the higher.”
—Catherine E. Beecher (18001878)
“A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.”
—David Hume (17111776)