Slavery and Society at Rome

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This book, first published in 1994, is concerned with discovering what it was like to be a slave in the classical Roman world.
 

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An excellent introduction to Slavery in what the author calls "the central period", namely 200 bc-ad 200, though he does go over a bit and examines Christianity and slavery (c. ad400). It's enough to ... Read full review

Contents

Confronting slavery at Rome
1
The slave society of Rome
10
The Roman slave supply
31
Slave labour
57
Quality of life
81
Resisting slavery
107
Change and continuity
132
Slavery and progress
154
To be a slave
174
Bibliographical essay
183
List of works cited
186
Index
197
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