Class 2612 RD Ch. 9 - better than slavery. After freedom,...

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RD Ch. 9 Manumission – freeing slaves. Household slaves for rich pple were most likely to be manumitted. Not always a noble reason for freeing slaves though. Freedmen still had to work a few days every year for masters. Tiro(Cicero’s ex-slave) – Well educated and talented man who Cicero felt deserved a fate
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Unformatted text preview: better than slavery. After freedom, he became Ciceros personal secretary and confidant. Won warm affection from Cicero. patrons and freedmen Freedmen became clients of former owners, could never completely escape subordination. Had to be courteous to patron and work for patron for a few days....
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