Hon 110 Notes 3 30 11 - Hon 110 Notes 3/30/11 Roman Slavery...

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Hon 110 Notes 3/30/11 Roman Slavery World revolved around slavery Every place had slavery No philosophical argument that slavery was wrong Handouts – Slaves in Roman Countryside 1 st author Slaves in agriculture 1 st Slavery – slave born into farming, not city Why no slave in city – become lazy, understand city life, attracted to city life (lounging around, gambling, snack bars, brothels) a feel of city life and lots to do City slaves have a lot of time in their hands Foreman should have leadership role Foreman still a slave Provides with female companions Settle the slave down Give proper clothing and shoes to slaves for different season Master would taste the food beforehand, make sure slave get good food Do this for work output, make sure feed
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Theres always a prejudice Sense of slave will always be underneath them Foreman should not only skilled in agriculture, however slave is somewhat always deficient 2 nd author Master give responsibility and work to slaves, and master would check up Master reasoning with slave when really not No days off No excuses Sell old oxen and sheep, and slaves Human being can be superfluous (a slave) Same nationality slaves not allowed – slave revolts, too many slaves that can speak same language (never do that again) Slaves become more eager to work when rewarded or have time off, fed well Like training dog, reward dog when doing something right, punish when doing something wrong Handout – The Roman Fear of Slaves All slaves punished
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400 slaves that work in house of urban city, every position possible with slave Get killed in sleep by slaves Slaves are property Often freed in will Master wanted to be murdered Master not really killed Make sure kill someone when going off killing him
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course HON 110 H taught by Professor Wintrol during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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