Classical Antiquities: Old Greek Life

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American Book Company, 1876 - Greece - 101 pages

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Page 39 - It is difficult for us to put ourselves in the place of the ancients as regards slaves. They were looked upon strictly as part of the chattels of the house, on a level rather with horses and oxen than with human beings. No Greek philosopher, however humane, had the least idea of objecting to slavery in itself, which was, Aristotle...

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