Pacioli's Gift or Bernanke's Curse?
By David Mint
Published: March 27, 2013.
1492: Venice is the center of the western world and Christopher Columbus has just set sail from Galicia in search of a new trade route to India. As Columbus was sailing into the history books, a discovery that was far more universally beneficial was being recorded by a Franciscan monk by the name of Luca Pacioli at his monastery in Venice. It was the catalyst that launched the past into the future