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By William Fitzgerald

This e-book offers with the ways that the traditional Roman literary mind's eye explored the phenomenon of slavery. It asks what the unfastened mind's eye made up of the adventure of dwelling with slaves, beings who either have been and weren't fellow people. The booklet covers the whole diversity of Roman literature, and is prepared thematically. It discusses the ideological relation of Roman literature to the establishment of slavery, and in addition the ways that slavery supplied a metaphor for different relationships and studies, and specifically for literature itself.

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