Free At Last!: The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire

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How did freed slaves reinvent themselves after the shackles of slavery had been lifted? How were they reintegrated into society, and what was their social position and status? What contributions did they make to the society that had once - sometimes brutally - repressed them? This collection builds on recent dynamic work on Roman freedmen, the contributors drawing upon a rich and varied body of evidence - visual, literary, epigraphic and archaeological - to elucidate the impact of freed slaves on Roman society and culture ...

Free At Last!: The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire 2013, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472504494

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