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Classical Antiquity (2020) 39 (1): 57–94.
Published: 01 April 2020
... letters from the region dating between c. 550 and 450 BCE, I contrast the travels of enslaved persons recorded in the documents with stylized descriptions found in literary accounts. This article finds that slaves took a variety of routes into—and out of—slavery, and that fear of enslavement was widely...
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Classical Antiquity (2019) 38 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Thomas Harrison This paper draws upon analogy with better documented slave societies (the medieval Islamic world, and the 18th-century Caribbean) to argue, first, that the institution of slavery was a major factor in fostering a discourse on the differences among foreign peoples; and secondly, that...
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Classical Antiquity (2013) 32 (1): 78–100.
Published: 01 April 2013
... healing gods (Apollo, Asklepios, and Sarapis) reveals a conception of manumission as “healing.” I next examine Plato's use of manumission and slavery as metaphors, arguing that Plato uses the language of slavery in two main ways: like real slavery, metaphorical slavery could be good, if it reflected a...
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Classical Antiquity (2019) 38 (1): 141–183.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Classical Antiquity (2017) 36 (2): 317–369.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2017 slavery Roman Republic religion...
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Classical Antiquity (2018) 37 (2): 351–378.
Published: 01 October 2018
... as well as physical pain and toils in connection with slavery to money-making. 362 CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY Volume 37/No. 2/October 2018 This is also necessary: to enjoy revenue without pain and make sure that the pleasure derived from this revenue is pure and that its acquisition does not render to...
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Classical Antiquity (2017) 36 (1): 52–103.
Published: 01 April 2017
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Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (1): 86–125.
Published: 01 April 2016
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Classical Antiquity (2014) 33 (1): 174–226.
Published: 01 April 2014
... relate to the purported servile status of (some) actors; the plays dwell on the experience of slavery, greatly expanding, as Eduard Fraenkel long ago noted, the role of slave characters seen in the contemporary Greek tradition. I here propose a model for how this came about: In a landscape ravaged by war...
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Classical Antiquity (2014) 33 (1): 130–173.
Published: 01 April 2014
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Classical Antiquity (2014) 33 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 April 2014
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Classical Antiquity (2013) 32 (1): 200–242.
Published: 01 April 2013
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Classical Antiquity (2012) 31 (2): 193–255.
Published: 01 October 2012
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Classical Antiquity (2012) 31 (1): 56–91.
Published: 01 April 2012
... uniqueness (1966: 14; cf. 116 17), especially as the only god who delivered his people from slavery (e.g., 91 92, 103, and 134). Fritz Stolz observes that such statements can suggest the unequalled power and awesomeness of Yahweh or mark his transcendence (1977: 23). In Dale Patrick s words, they can reveal...
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Classical Antiquity (2011) 30 (1): 148–177.
Published: 01 April 2011
... tablets so often target tongues with binding spells is not therefore a unique feature of magical practice but rather an attempt, on the part of these tablets and their clients, artificially to reproduce the verbal paralysis that can arise from fear, poverty, slavery, love, or other natural causes. If an...
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Classical Antiquity (2010) 29 (1): 1–44.
Published: 01 April 2010
... are my own. The text of Herodotus used is Hude 1927. branscome: Herodotus and the Map of Aristagoras 5 When Aristagoras speaks to Cleomenes, he beseeches him to rescue the Ionians from Persian slavery (5.49.2 3).12 If the Lacedaemonians, the foremost warriors in Greece, will only come to Asia and meet...
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Classical Antiquity (2010) 29 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 April 2010
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Classical Antiquity (2010) 29 (1): 117–180.
Published: 01 April 2010
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Classical Antiquity (2009) 28 (2): 359–385.
Published: 01 October 2009
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Classical Antiquity (2009) 28 (2): 279–327.
Published: 01 October 2009
... press down Phthia and brilliant Mycenae with slavery (servitio premet) and lord it over (dominabitur) conquered Argos (284 85). As a consolation to a power-and-honor-hungry goddess, the speech is quite effective, showing as it does the triumph of her race over both present and future enemies. What the...