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Not wholly free [electronic resource] : the concept of manumission and the status of manumitted slaves in the ancient Greek world / by R. Zelnick-Abramovitz.

By: Zelnick-Abramovitz, Rachel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica BatavaSupplementum: 266.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (vi, 385 p.).ISBN: 9004145850 (alk. paper); 9789004145856 (alk. paper); 9781429427302 (electronic bk.); 1429427302 (electronic bk.); 1433704153; 9781433704154.Subject(s): Slaves -- Emancipation -- Greece -- History | Slavery -- Greece -- History | Freedmen -- Greece -- History | Freedmen -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Greece -- History | Civilization, Greco-Roman | Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Slavery | Slavernij | Vrijlating | Griekse oudheidGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Not wholly free.DDC classification: 306.3/62/09495 Other classification: 15.51 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Slavery and Freedom: Definitions and Approaches; Chapter 2: Manumission: Diversity and Similarity; Chapter 3: Manumittors and Manumitted Slaves; Chapter 4: The Act of Manumission; Chapter 5: Laws and Legal Actions; Chapter 6: The Reality of Freedom; Conclusions; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index of Ancient Sources; General Index.
Summary: Based on a thorough investigation of the literary and epigraphic sources, this comprehensive study presents Greek manumission as a form of social relations, rooted in concepts of freedom and dependence and reflected by the terminology and the conditions of manumission.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-356) and indexes.

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Slavery and Freedom: Definitions and Approaches; Chapter 2: Manumission: Diversity and Similarity; Chapter 3: Manumittors and Manumitted Slaves; Chapter 4: The Act of Manumission; Chapter 5: Laws and Legal Actions; Chapter 6: The Reality of Freedom; Conclusions; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index of Ancient Sources; General Index.

Based on a thorough investigation of the literary and epigraphic sources, this comprehensive study presents Greek manumission as a form of social relations, rooted in concepts of freedom and dependence and reflected by the terminology and the conditions of manumission.

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Not wholly free by Zelnick-Abramovitz, Rachel. ©2005
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