🏛️Ancient Rome's wealth was limited by its agrarian economy and small population size.
💰Rome employed a wealth tax to fund infrastructure and military, with the wealthy paying a higher percentage.
🏦Rome had a well-developed banking system and widespread trade.
🌍Despite its advancements, Rome's GDP per person was lower than any country today.
🌽Rome's wealth disparity compared to China and India shows the impact of agrarian versus industrial economies.