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Slavery in classical antiquity
Moses I. Finley
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|Number of Pages||235|
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Though discussing mainly chattel slavery rather than other forms of dependent work and unfreedom, this book also offers (in chapters 1–4) a historiographic survey of approaches to ancient slavery, from the late 19th century to , and a thorough and detailed study of slavery. Fisher, Nicolas R. E. Slavery in Classical Greece. London. SLAVERY IN THE ANCIENT WORLD AND MIDDLE AGES. The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes () said that the history of mankind is the history or violence and warfare. He said that man’s condition is the state of nature, and the state of nature is predatory. It is the state of war, the war of "all against all.".
This book is an important contribution to the study of classical reception and the place of Classics in American history. The short introduction to the volume is helpful in laying down Malamud’s central argument and purpose: to demonstrate the role that knowledge of the Classics played in the fight for social and economic emancipation of blacks in American : Ronald Charles. Preview. In Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery Peter Hunt delivers an introduction to classical slavery that will appeal to a wide range of readers. As Hunt intends, the book will function equally well as a textbook in courses on ancient slavery, social history, or comparative slavery, and as a reference work for historians working on slavery in other periods.
No surprise, therefore, that the French historian Jean-Christian Dumont, the author of an important book on slavery in the Roman Republic, has pointed to the danger of foisting onto the classical past an anachronistically colonialist image of slavery derived from the New World experience, and in effect has rejected, as many ancient historians. A. 1. Richard Alston, Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt.A Social History. Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt provides a complete reassessment of the impact of the Roman army on local societies, and convincingly challenges the orthodox picture. The soldiers are seen not as an isolated elite living in fear of the local populations, but as relatively well-integrated into local Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern.
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Slavery in Classical Antiquity (Views and controversies about classical antiquity) Published by Heffer, Cambridge [Eng.] () ISBN ISBN Slavery in classical antiquity.
Cambridge, Heffer; New York, Barnes & Noble, Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M I Finley. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: v, pages 23 cm. Contents: Slavery in the ancient world / A.H.M.
Jones. The book is far more than its title implies, and takes the brilliant path of working backwards. Instead of starting Slavery in classical antiquity book with the long-gone world of Classical Antiquity, the first chapter addresses modern slavery throughout the by: Slavery was known in almost every ancient civilization and society.
Such institutions included debt bondage, punishment for crime, the enslavement of prisoners of war, child abandonment, and the birth of slave children to slaves.
Classical antiquity. Slavery in Classical Antiquity [M. Finley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. His largest body of evidence, however, is drawn from Greek and Latin texts.
Jefferson’s approach purports to be historical rather than scientific, and the basis of his authority is his classical learning. His argument goes like this: slavery in Roman antiquity was crueler than slavery in the New World. Slaves in the Roman world were : Sarah Teets. 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 ed to bring the contribution of ancient history to the attention of a wider audience, this collection discusses the Classical definition of slavery, the relationship between war.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Finley, M.I. (Moses I.), Slavery in classical antiquity. Cambridge [Eng.] W. Heffer, (OCoLC) Sarah B. Pomeroy stuck to her book's title and managed to do an excellent job in showing the reader what it was like being a goddess, whore, wife or a slave in classical antiquity, offering us multiple references to historical artifacts and literature descriptions, that4/5.
There was racism in the ancient world, after all. This groundbreaking book refutes the common belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans harbored "ethnic and cultural," but not racial, prejudice. It does so by comprehensively tracing the intellectual origins of racism back to classical antiquity.
Benjamin Isaac's systematic analysis of ancient social prejudices and stereotypes 4/5(2). Slavery everywhere permitted cruelty and abuse. In ancient India, Saxon England, and ancient China, a master might mistreat or even kill a slave with impunity.
Yet in four fundamental respects New World slavery differed from slavery in classical antiquity and in Africa, eastern and central Asia, or the Middle East.
The Germanic Background – Page The Invasions – Page The Invasions – Page Towards Synthesis – Page – Conclusion. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism is Perry Anderson’s first published book.
It deals with the concept of slavery during the Classical Era and compares it with Feudalism of the Medieval n: ANCIENT SLAVERY AND MODERN IDEOLOGY should add, about the size ofthe slave population, the sources of slavery, the price and employment of slaves, helots, manumis sion and so on.
Several things need to be said about this mixture ofdenuncia tion and neglect of Wallon. The first is that it is a twentieth-File Size: 1MB. Horsley, Richard A.
“The Slave Systems of Classical Antiquity and Their Reluctant Recognition by Modern Scholars.” In Slavery in Text and Interpretation. Edited by Allen Dwight Callahan, Richard A. Horsley, Abraham Smith, and David Jobling, 19– Semeia 83– Atlanta: Scholars.
This book is an historical-critical study of Jewish slavery in antiquity, comparing the Jewish discourse on slavery with Graeco-Roman and Christian attitudes, and the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish attitudes towards slavery in Hellenistic and Roman times.
It subverts many traditional views of Jews and slavery in antiquity; for example, showing against the traditional. "The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquity is by far the most sweeping and all-encompassing study of stereotypes and hostile portrayals by Greeks and Romans of other peoples that has yet been written.
Isaac details the classical world's biased conceptualizations of Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Syrians, Egyptians, Persians, Gauls, Germans.
This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish attitudes towards slavery in Hellenistic and Roman times. Against the traditional opinion that after the Babylonian Exile Jews refrained from employing slaves, Catherine Hezser shows that slavery remained a significant phenomenon of ancient Jewish everyday life and generated a discourse which resembled Graeco-Roman and.
Buy Slavery in Classical Antiquity by Finley, M. I. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.Roth, Ulrike, Thinking Tools: Agricultural Slavery between Evidence and Models, London: Institute of Classical Studies, Scheidel, Walter, “ Quantifying the Sources of Slaves in the Early Roman Empire,” Journal of Roman Studies 87 (): –Abstract.
Different forms of slavery existed in numerous societies long before the rise of modern European civilisation. That civilisation was born and nurtured in the Mediterranean basin; conceived initially in Greece and later transformed and exported to an ever-widening geographical area by the expansion of the Roman by: 1.