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Greek and Roman slavery

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- Greece -- History -- Sources.,
    • Slavery -- Rome -- History -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by] Thomas Wiedemann.
      ContributionsWiedemann, Thomas E. J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT863 .G73x 1981b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination284 p. :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2821934M
      ISBN 10070990388X, 0709903898
      LC Control Number83672419

      According to Sandra Joshel, author of Slavery in the Roman World, “chattel slavery” is defined as, “individual human beings are owned as property and treated as commodities that can be used, bought and sold, willed, given or lent” for that this classified that people can now own other ancient Greece chattel slavery began to arise, according to N.R.E Fisher, just after . Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome. The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient civilization. In addition, a thorough bibliography for each.

      DOI link for Greek and Roman Slavery. Greek and Roman Slavery book. Greek and Roman Slavery. DOI link for Greek and Roman Slavery. Greek and Roman Slavery book. By Thomas Wiedemann. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 September Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. Greek and Roman Slavery (Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World) Author. Thomas Wiedemann. Publisher. Routledge. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through.

        Wiley Blackwell () p/b pp £ (ISBN ) Slavery was an integral part of how the ancient world worked; those parts we know most about, classical Athens and late republican-early imperial Rome, were ‘slave societies’ every bit as much as the pre-bellum Deep South. This very ubiquity makes it, paradoxically, harder to understand.   Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome. The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient : Taylor And Francis.


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Greek and Roman slavery Download PDF EPUB FB2

Roman, Greek, Egyptian, Assyrian, Persia: each major imperial power had its own system of slavery. It seems naive to mix together these two as though they were identical. Beyond that very pressing problem, this is a useful tool for primary source research on slavery in Greece and by: Wiedemann's "Greek and Roman Slavery" is a collection of primary texts regarding slavery in the Greco-Roman world.

These texts, translated into English, serve as a helpful & comprehensive aid for any person interested in ancient history/5. "Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery is one of the first overviews of the lives of slaves in Greece and Rome aimed at a more general reader [ ] an excellent book to use for an undergraduate course on the ancient world, either as a main text or as an adjunct to a more traditional textbook that focuses on the traditional narratives of these societies."5/5(2).

An exciting study of ancient slavery in Greece and Rome This book provides an introduction to pivotal issues in the study of classical (Greek and Roman) slavery. The span of topics is broad—ranging.

Book Description. Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome.

The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient civilization. In addition, slaves fulfilled a great range of different roles within Athens and Rome. All these differences make generalisations difficult, but also offer interesting comparisons.

Second, historians of Greek and Roman slavery lack the kind of bureaucratic records. used in the study of more modern slave societies. 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.

Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome. The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient civilization. Ricardo Fortune AH Greek and Roman slavery The practice of slavery in antiquity is one that has impacted world history in many ways.

Empires and nations have become great. There are a few differences that I can think of. Slavery, first and foremost, was practiced by many peoples. Certainly the Greeks did not invent slavery. Mesopotamians practiced it, Egyptians practiced it, ancient Hebrews practiced it - all bef.

An exciting study of ancient slavery in Greece and Rome 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.

Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome.

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.

Aristotle developed the theory of ‘natural slavery’ which implied that, for their own good, inferior barbarians ought to become the slaves of superior Hellenes (see No. 2 above; a racial theory which did not correspond to Greek practice, and was quite inappropriate at Rome, where slavery functioned precisely as a way of making outsiders.

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Thomas Wiedemann (Editor) avg rating. Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome.

The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient civilization/5(24). Greek and Roman Slaverybrings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome.

The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of. The book examines slaves’ lives, legal and economic place, social status, and future prospects in the Greek and Roman societies. The author draws attention to the differences in forms and slavery conditions among the diverse political and social systems of the Greek states, and between the latter and Rome.

Hunt, Peter. ; pages; Greek and Roman Slavery brings together fresh English translations of texts and inscriptions on slavery from fifth and fourth century Greece and Rome. The material is arranged thematically, offering the reader a comprehensive review of the idea and practice of slavery in ancient civilization.

The topic of Greek and Roman slavery is a large one. Rather than write a long book I will be selective in my treatment. The general introduction will provide the political and historical context for Greek and Roman slavery and briefly survey the institutions themselves. Each chapter will open with a section on "Background and Methodology.".

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Kyle Harper. The topic of Greek and Roman slavery is a large one. Rather than write a long book I will be selective in my treatment. The general introduction will provide the political and historical context for Greek and Roman slavery and briefly survey the institutions themselves.

Each chapter will open with a section on "Background and Methodology."5/5(2).