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Slavery in classical Greece

N. R. E. Fisher

Slavery in classical Greece

by N. R. E. Fisher

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Published by Bristol Classical Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- Greece -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementN.R.E. Fisher.
    SeriesClassical world series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20086143M
    ISBN 101853991341

      It provides valuable insights into the fundamental place of slavery in the economies and social life of classical Greece, and includes penetrating analyses of the widely-held ancient ideological justifications of : Erika Harlitz-Kern. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge World History. Volume 4: A World with States, Empires and Networks BCE– CE Fisher, N. R. E., Slavery in Classical Greece, ed. Gunningham, Michael, London: Duckworth / Bristol Classical Press,

    Slavery in Classical Greece Name: Course: Date: Slavery in Classical Greece Slavery in ancient Greece was a common practice, like in many other civilizations of the time. StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done. Slave Societies Greece and Rome A slave society is a civilization whose base is made up of Greece and Rome were slave societies. They both relied on slaves for labor and money. Spartacus Adulthood Origins Joined The Roman army where he was a part of the Roman.

    Originally, slavery in Greece would have been a topic for one day. Given that ancient Greece was composed of numerous autonomous city-states, however, there was no single description of slavery in Greece. While slavery gave Athens the opportunity to develop its system of government and culture and Sparta its strong military, the role, conditions under. Such institutions were a mixture of debt-slavery, punishment for crime, the enslavement of prisoners of war, child abandonment, and the birth of slave children to slaves. In the Roman Empire, probably over 25% of the empire's population, and 30 to 40% of the population of Italy was enslaved. Records of slavery in Ancient Greece go as far back.


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Place of slavery in the economies and social life of classical Greece, and includes penetrating analyses of the widely-held ancient ideological justifications of slavery.

A wide range of topics is covered, including the development of slavery from Homer to the classical period, the peculiar form of community slaves (the helots)Cited by: This is a short but comprehensive volume on slavery during the Classical period of Ancient Greece. After first drawing a distinction between the chattel slavery of Athens and the system of state-owned slaves practiced in Sparta, Fisher discusses such topics as where chattel slaves came from, societal perceptions of slavery, /5.

Slavery in Ancient Greece: The History of Slaves across the Greek City-States examines the different ways people were enslaved in Greece, and what the Ancient Greeks wrote about slavery. Along with pictures depicting important people, places, and events, you will learn about slavery in Greece like never before/5(3).

About Slavery in Classical Greece. This is an authoritative and clearly written account of the main issues involved in the study of Greek slavery from Homeric times to the fourth century BC.

It provides valuable insights into the fundamental place of slavery in the economies and social life of classical Greece, and includes penetrating analyses. Slavery in Classical Greece (Classical World) by Fisher, N.R.E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book examines slaves’ lives, legal and economic place, social status, and future prospects in the Greek and Roman societies.

The author draws attention to the differences in forms and slavery conditions among the diverse political and social systems of the Greek states, and between the latter and Rome. Hunt, Peter. Slavery was a very important Slavery in classical Greece book of ancient Greece.

It played a major role in so many aspects of Greek civilization from domestic living to the infamous Athenian naval fleet. The price one might have paid for a slave in ancient Greek times varied depending on.

Introduction Genuine ‘slave economies’ – in which slave labor permeated all sectors of the economy and played a central role in economic output outside the sphere of family labor – were rare in history.1 Classical Greece and the core of the.

Martin, Thomas R, Ancient Greece from prehistoric to Hellenistic times. Edward M. Harris, Democracy and the Rule of Law in Classical Athens. Tomlinson, Argos and the Argolid. Sandra and Sheila Murnaghan, Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture. Keith Bradley and Paul Cartledge,eds., The Cambridge World History of Slavery, vol.

The empires of Greece and Rome, two of the very few genuine slave societies in history, formed the core of the ancient world, and they have much to teach the student of recent slave.

Slavery In Ancient Greece, by Yvon Garlan, translated by Janet Lloyd In reading a book like this you have to be really cautious about the sort of message it presents. The author clearly has a perspective, and all too often this book is more about the perspective than it is about its intended subject matter.

surprising how little serious attention was really given in classical Greece to the institution of slavery itself. The presence of slaves was a daily fact, not so much inescapable as below the level of comment or observation.

Slavery, like marriage, parenthood, or citizenship was one of the common personal relationships,2 and of these, it was the.

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This volume presents ten essays by leading specialists in ancient Greek literature, culture and history, exploring the changing roles and representations of slaves in comic drama from Aristophanes at the height of the Athenian Empire to the New Comedy of Menander and the Hellenistic World.

But the first civilization in which we know a great deal about the role of slaves is that of ancient Greece. Slaves in Greece: from the 7th century BC Both the leading states of Greece - Sparta and Athens - depend entirely upon forced labour, though the system in Sparta is more properly described as serfdom rather than slavery.

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This book uses a member of the Scythian tribe as an example of the slavery experience in ancient Greece. It helps to illustrate the lives of slaves using this one example, thus making it easier for students to relate to the slave existence.

Also, the illustrations really help sell the /5. Slavery in ancient Greece User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this useful survey of Greek slavery, published for the first time in English, history professor Garlan has written a.

There were different types of slaves in Ancient Greece and different rules depending on the city where the slave lived. However, in general, slaves had few rights. They had to work long hours doing whatever job their owner demanded. Slaves. be a Slave in Ancient Greece! About ancient Greece The timeline at the start of You Wouldn’t Want to be a Slave in Ancient Greeceprovides a good overview of the development of ancient Greece.

People first began living in Greece in aro BC. These early people would have been nomadic hunter-gatherers.According to Sandra Joshel, author of Slavery in the Roman World, “chattel slavery” is defined as, “individual human beings are owned as property and treated as commodities that can be used, bought and sold, willed, given or lent” for that this classified that people can now own other people.

In ancient Greece chattel slavery began to arise, according to N.R.E Fisher, just after .Home» Books» The history of slavery and the slave trade, ancient and modern.

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