Slavery and manumission

Lewis, David (2015) Slavery and manumission. In: Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199599257

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This chapter provides an overview of the legal contours of slavery in the ancient Greek world, looking at Homer and Hesiod, Gortyn, Sparta, Athens, and Ptolemaic Egypt. It concludes with an overview of manumission law.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Slavery, property, ownership, law, manumission, freedmen, Gortyn, Athens, Sparta
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of Classics
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Depositing User: Lewis, David
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 08:40
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 17:15

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