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Re: Caesar's Census

Poster: Travis Brandel <travis@freedomnet.com>

Ed Hopkins wrote:
> Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>
> > Does anyone know the origin of the term "Domesday list" or
> > "Doemsday book?" I always thought it was a reference to the
> > list Augustus Caesar commanded to be made in the Bible
> > (Luke2:1-3); am i correct, or is there another reference?
> Does any primary source from the Roman Empire mention that
> census?
>  Possibly..hafta check my timelines, but i know that William the 
Conquerer had a Domesday ( or Doomsday ) book compiled so as to know 
what he actually owned and what wealth he had for management of realm . 
It contained pertinant information about anything of value contained in 
Williams new kingdom, including likestock and other consumables.

At least, thats what I learned in school...hooray public education! hehe

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