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Unformatted text preview: The slaves that were slain were brought to the market, in a collar with one yard poles across their backs, because they broke a law. If the slave was successful in escaping the premises of the market before he was caught by his master, he was granted “complete freedom” and was to be honored. The “complete freedom” that was granted is that they are to be a servant in the palace. This is completely different from the other three honored people who got; weapons, great honors, and even the equivalence’s of a duke. It seems far-fetched that he says that the slaves get “complete freedom.” The differences in honoring slaves from the other three doesn’t seem equivalent in any way. If the slaves escape they get to be slaves for someone else but if the three other established honored ways get far more benefits. Freedom in this sense isn’t true freedom....
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- Spring '07
- Mesoamerica, Brittney Harris, Itzocan markets slaves