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The third form of ownership is feudal or estate property . If antiquity started out
from the town and its little territory , the Middle Ages started out from the country .
This different starting - point was determined by the sparseness of the population
Thus the chief form of property during the feudal epoch consisted on the one
hand of landed property with serf labour chained to it , and on the other of the
labour of the individual with small capital commanding the labour of journeymen .
Nothing is more common than the notion that in history up till now it has only
been a question of taking . The barbarians take the Roman Empire , and this fact
of taking is made to explain the transition from the old world to the feudal system .
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FEUERBACH OPPOSITION OF THE MATERIALIST
B The Illusion of the Epoch
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