From the Gracchi to Nero: a history of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68, Teil 68
Methuen, 1982 - 500 Seiten
The standard textbook for the central period of Roman history. Covers the decline and fall of the Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.
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Though subject to the arbitrary whims and possible cruelty of their masters, these
domestic slaves were often well treated and they had a good chance of saving up
sufficient pocket-money [peculium) to buy their freedom before they were too ...
Other sections were formed by resident aliens and by the large number of slaves
in the houses of the wealthy or employed in trade and industry.9 Many of these
slaves were of foreign extraction, especially Greeks and easterners, and since
Features which became more noticeable as time passed, included the declining
number of slaves, provincial competition, and the concentration of land in fewer
hands. The cessation of wars and piracy naturally caused a diminution of slaves.
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From the Gracchi to Nero: A History of Rome from 133 B.C. to A.D. 68
Howard Hayes Scullard
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1982