The Richest Man in Babylon

by George S. Clason

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The Richest Man in Babylon follows the Babylonian people. Wanting to become wealthier, they seek advice from Arkad, a local man who is considered to be the richest in the city. The story in the book is based in one of the wealthiest cities of the ancient world, Babylon.

About the Author

George S. Clason (1874-1957) was an American author, and The Richest Man in Babylon is considered to be his most famous book. He started crafting the book by creating pamphlets about gaining wealth. These pamphlets used lessons set in ancient Babylon. Clason is considered to have authored the maxim “pay yourself first.”