|Re: The Shlama Foundation|
- Tuesday, December 3 2019, 17:45:58 (UTC)|
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In the old days wealthy individuals did own whole villages...people paid rent but didn't own....Downton Abbey also comes to mind. The Lord owned the entire village.
My own great-grandfather was a wealthy man in Urmia who received income from a few villages in the form of rents, primarily...I admit it's odd to think this still exists, but it's not inconceivable considering the location.
A left over from feudal days no doubt
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