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Ideas of Slavery from Aristotle to Augustine

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ISBN-10: 0521574331

ISBN-13: 9780521574334

Edition: 1996

Authors: Peter Garnsey

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Garnsey looks at how slavery was viewed by the leading spokesmen of Greece and Rome. There was no movement for abolition in these societies, nor a vigorous debate such as occurred in antebellum America, but this does not imply that slavery was unquestioned.
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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Slavery and slave theory in antiquity
Attitudes to Slavery
Slavery accepted
Justifications of slavery
Slave-systems criticized
Fair words
Slavery criticized
Slavery eased
Theories of Slavery
Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Philosophers
The Stoics
Early theologicians
Church Fathers
Slavery as metaphor