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The Roman guide to slave management : a treatise by nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx, Jerry Toner ; foreword by Mary Beard

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The Roman guide to slave management : a treatise by nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx
Title
The Roman guide to slave management
Title remainder
a treatise by nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Toner ; foreword by Mary Beard
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Marcus Sidonius Falx is just an average Roman citizen. Born of a relatively well-off noble family, he lives on a palatial estate in Campania, dines with senators and generals, and, like all of his ancestors before him, owns countless slaves"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.3/620945632
Index
index present
LC call number
HT863
LC item number
.T66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Roman guide to slave management : a treatise by nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx, Jerry Toner ; foreword by Mary Beard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Profile Books Ltd."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / Mary Beard -- Author's note -- Commentator's note -- Introduction be the master -- How to buy a slave -- Getting the best from your slaves -- Sex and slaves -- What makes a good slave? -- The punishment of slaves -- When only torture will do -- Fun and games -- Remember Spartacus! -- Setting slaves free -- The problem with freedmen -- Christians and their slaves -- Epilogue farewell!
Control code
sky261893774
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 216 pages
Isbn
9781468309379
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014026379
System control number
a2012983
Label
The Roman guide to slave management : a treatise by nobleman Marcus Sidonius Falx, Jerry Toner ; foreword by Mary Beard
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Profile Books Ltd."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / Mary Beard -- Author's note -- Commentator's note -- Introduction be the master -- How to buy a slave -- Getting the best from your slaves -- Sex and slaves -- What makes a good slave? -- The punishment of slaves -- When only torture will do -- Fun and games -- Remember Spartacus! -- Setting slaves free -- The problem with freedmen -- Christians and their slaves -- Epilogue farewell!
Control code
sky261893774
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 216 pages
Isbn
9781468309379
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014026379
System control number
a2012983

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