Slavery in the Ancient World
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

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.{P}