Free at Last!

Free at Last!

The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire

eBook - 2012
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How did freed slaves reinvent themselves after the shackles of slavery had been lifted? How were they reintegrated into society, and what was their social position and status? What contributions did they make to the society that had once - sometimes brutally - repressed them? This collection builds on recent dynamic work on Roman freedmen, the contributors drawing upon a rich and varied body of evidence - visual, literary, epigraphic and archaeological - to elucidate the impact of freed slaves on Roman society and culture amid the shadow of their former servitude. The contributions span the pe.
Publisher: London, UK : Bristol Classical Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781299051652
1299051650
9781472502957
1472502957
185399751X
9781853997518
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Ramsby, Teresa R.
Bell, Sinclair

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