Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

HI281
Slavery in the Ancient World
0.5 Credit

This course explores various aspects of slavery in ancient Greece and Rome. Topics may include: the sources of slaves; the labour and services a slave provided; modes of release from slavery; slavery as a social and economic class; resistance to and rebellion against slavery; problems of management and control; slavery and Christianity; and the representation of slaves in literature and art.

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36 lecture hours/term