""The Richest Man in Babylon orients us about the 7 rules about money, introduced via fables set 8000 years ago in ancient Babylonia with the fictitious character called Arkad. Arkad started as a poor scribe, but ended up as the 'Richest Man in Babylon'. The Richest Man in Babylon is a 1926 book by George S. Clason that administers financial advice via a compilation of allegories set 8,000 years ago in ancient Babylon. The book stays in print almost a century after the fables were originally published, and is regarded as a masterpiece of individual monetary advice. Adored by millions, this timeless masterpiece carries the key to all you wish and everything you want to accomplish. This is the book that exposes the secret to personal prosperity.