Slavery and Society at Rome
Cambridge University Press, Oct 13, 1994 - History - 202 pages
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
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