Roman Slavery and Roman Material Culture

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University of Toronto Press, 14 mar. 2013 - 304 páginas

Replete now with its own scholarly traditions and controversies, Roman slavery as a field of study is no longer limited to the economic sphere, but is recognized as a fundamental social institution with multiple implications for Roman society and culture. The essays in this collection explore how material culture – namely, art, architecture, and inscriptions – can illustrate Roman attitudes towards the institution of slavery and towards slaves themselves in ways that significantly augment conventional textual accounts.

Providing the first interdisciplinary approach to the study of Roman slavery, the volume brings together diverse specialists in history, art history, and archaeology. The contributors engage with questions concerning the slave trade, manumission, slave education, containment and movement, and the use of slaves in the Roman army.

 

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Acknowledgments
Greek or Latin? The owners choice of names for vernae
Pueri Delicati
Geographies of Slave Containment and Movement
38
Functional Art and Roman
2009
Reflections on a Roman Genre Scene
2009
References
2009
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Michele George is an associate professor in the Department of Classics at McMaster University.

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