Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

Editor/Author Hunt, Peter
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $84.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.43
ISBN: 978-1-40-518805-0
Category: History - History, Ancient
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
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This book provides an introduction to pivotal issues in the study of classical (Greek and Roman) slavery. The span of topics is broad - ranging from everyday resistance to slavery to philosophical justifications of slavery, and from the process of enslavement to the decline of slavery after the fall of the Western Roman Empire.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Modern and Ancient References: Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction and Historical Context
  • 2. Definitions and Evidence
  • 3. Enslavement
  • 4. Economics
  • 5. Politics
  • 6. Culture
  • 7. Sex and Family Life
  • 8. Manumission and Ex-Slaves
  • 9. Everyday Conflict
  • 10. Revolts
  • 11. Representations
  • 12. Philosophy and Law
  • 13. Decline and Legacy
  • References