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Plautus and Roman slavery

Author: Roberta Stewart
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book offers both a complete history of Roman slavery and an investigation into finding and interpreting evidence of it. Slavery is a relationship of power; to study slavery we need to see the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Titus Maccius Plautus; Titus Maccius Plautus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Stewart
ISBN: 9781405196284 1405196289
OCLC Number: 760978442
Description: ix, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Human property --
Enslavement, or 'seasoning' slaves --
Violence, private and communal --
Release from slavery --
The problem of action --
Responsibility: by Roberta L. Stewart.
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Stewart has shown how Plautus and his society were aware of slavery as a complex and contradictory institution that raised perplexing questions in human relations. Slavery informed the lived Read more...

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