Ancient Rome grew in large part because of the labor of enslaved workers. Slaves were owned and employed at all levels of Roman society—in households, in temples, in agricultural fields, in construction and engineering projects, in the military, in shops and businesses, and more. This document lists recommendations for slave owners on how to provision their slaves with clothing, food, wine, olives, and olive oil. It offers insight not only into the institution of slavery, but also into the... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.