The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity

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American Philosophical Society, 1955 - Philosophy - 180 pages
 

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Page 162 - The great transitions are due to a coincidence of forces derived from both sides of the world, its physical and its spiritual natures.
Page xi - JEA Journal of Egyptian Archaeology JHS Journal of Hellenic Studies JRS Journal of Roman Studies JTS Journal of Theological Studies OUP Oxford University Press 1920 1 Notes on Roman Coins found at Aldington, Worcestershire.
Page 150 - But when the fulness of time came God sent his Son, born of a woman...
Page 5 - ... it sometimes appears singly with the meaning of "slave" in the loose usage of classical authors.
Page 23 - ... course, did not mean a complete absence of negative evaluations of black people. Slaves, Slavery, and Prejudice Commenting on the institution of slavery in the Greek city-states, William L. Westermann, a distinguished classicist, makes an observation of some importance to students of race relations: Granting that slave status in general was an unenviable condition, there are many indications that deeper racial and class antipathies, such as those based upon differences of skin coloring, were...
Page 43 - If an obligation came due against a seignior and he sold the services of his wife, his son, or his daughter, or he has been bound over to service, they shall work in the house of their purchaser or obligee for three years, with their freedom reestablished in the fourth year.
Page 96 - Ephesi singulos servos, nonnunquam alius declinat nomen ab eo qui vendit, Artemidorus, atque Artemam appellat, alius a regione quod ibi emit, ab lonia lona, alius quod Ephesi, Ephesium, sie alius ab alia aliqua re, ut visum cst.
Page xi - Greek Papyri, Series II. New Classical Fragments and other Greek and Latin Papyri, by BP Grenfell and AS Hunt Gr.
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Page 167 - The Myth of Salvation in Ancient Slave Society," Science and Society 15 (1951): 57-60. For a review of slavery in Christian thought see Davis, The Problem of Slavery, esp. chaps. 3 and 4. 140. JG Davies, "Christianity: The Early Church," in RC Zaehner, ed., The Concise Encyclopedia of Living Faiths (Boston: Beacon Press, 1959), p.