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Published by Amer Philosophical Society .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greece,
  • Rome,
  • Slavery

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11109218M
ISBN 100871690403
ISBN 109780871690401

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The beginning of my interest in the problems of ancient slavery lies many years in the past. The impulse behind this attempt to write a comprehensive study of the experience of the Greek and Roman peoples with the institution of slave labor and its results in antiquity is more recent. : Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity (): W. L. Westerman: Books.   The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann. Publication date Topics bub_upload Publisher American Philosophical Society Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Addeddate Google-id QXbkoJP_u5oC Identifier . OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 31 cm. Contents: Greek slavery from Homer to the Persian wars --From the Persian wars to Alexander: slave supply and slave numbers --From the Persian wars to Alexander: slave employment and legal aspects of slavery --From the Persian wars to Alexander: the social setting of polis slavery --The eastern Mediterranean .

Get this from a library! The slave systems of Greek and Roman antiquity.. [William L Westermann] -- Greek slavery from Homer to the Persian wars -- From the Persian wars to Alexander: slave supply and slave numbers -- From the Persian wars to Alexander: .   The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann. Publication date Topics bub_upload Publisher American Philosophical Society Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English. Addeddate Google-id FF-uCZRXiO4C Identifier bub_gb_FF. William Linn Westermann's book The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity gives the following caution: The prices which were paid for slaves during the first three centuries varied, as before, according to the age, condition, training,physical attractiveness, etc. of each slave.   The slave systems of Greek and Roman antiquity by Westermann, William Linn; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Slavery; Places: Greece, Rome.

The Slave Systems Of Greek And Roman Antiquity. Author by: William Linn Westermann this book reinterprets the end of Roman slavery. Kyle Harper challenges traditional interpretations of a transition from antiquity to the Middle Ages, arguing instead that a deep divide runs through 'late antiquity', separating the Roman slave system from. The slave systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. E-mail Citation» Though in some respects dated, this broad survey of slavery in Greece and Rome and the ancient East is still a useful introduction as well as a comprehensive and comparative survey of slaves’ economic roles, prices, and status. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by Westermann, William L. Dust jacket in good condition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Secure packaging for safe Rating: % positive. The 1st century BC Greek historian Dionysius of Halicarnassus indicates that the Roman institution of slavery began with the legendary founder Romulus giving Roman fathers the right to sell their own children into slavery, and kept growing with the expansion of the Roman ownership was most widespread throughout the Roman citizenry from the Second Punic War .