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Ideas of Slavery from Aristotle to Augustine

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: $46.99
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: 0.748

Introduction
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
Aristotle
The Stoics
Early theologicians
Philo
Paul
Church Fathers
Ambrose
Augustine
Slavery as metaphor
Conclusion