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Unformatted text preview: with their master or mistress. Even though debt-slaves were part of Greek society during the archaic period, Solon’s reforms guaranteed the freedom of all Athenian citizens, thus abolishing the enslavement of individuals for not paying their debts. In both Greece and Persia, a patriarchal family organization existed, meaning that the male head of the household had nearly absolute authority over the rest of the family members....
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course ENGLISH 103 taught by Professor Gonzalez during the Spring '11 term at New England College.
- Spring '11