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Slavery and manumission

Lewis, David

Authors

David Lewis david.lewis@nottingham.ac.uk



Contributors

Edward Harris
Editor

Mirko Canevaro
Editor

Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of the legal contours of slavery in the ancient Greek world, looking at Homer and Hesiod, Gortyn, Sparta, Athens, and Ptolemaic Egypt. It concludes with an overview of manumission law.

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Book Title Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law
ISBN 9780199599257
APA6 Citation Lewis, D. Slavery and manumission. In M. Canevaro, & E. Harris (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Law. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093...hb/9780199599257.013.21
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199599257.013.21
Keywords Slavery, property, ownership, law, manumission, freedmen, Gortyn, Athens, Sparta
Publisher URL http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199599257.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199599257-e-21
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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