CLCIV 345 - Slavery and Ethnicity in the Ancient World
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Classical Civilization (CLCIV)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Junior standing; general familiarity with American history.
May not be repeated for credit.
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What was it like to be a slave in ancient Greece or Rome? Where did ancient slaves come from and how were they enslaved? What tasks did slaves perform for their masters? How did masters control their slaves? Who was Spartacus and why did he rebel? How did the Greeks and Romans justify slavery?

In this course, we will explore the reality of slavery for both masters and slaves, as well as the relation of ancient slavery to modern forms of slavery.

Course Requirements:

Course requirements include quizzes and response papers as well as a midterm and final exam.

Intended Audience:

No previous knowledge required.

Class Format:

two 80 minute lectures per week

CLCIV 345 - Slavery and Ethnicity in the Ancient World
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 9781319094829
Spartacus and the slave wars : a brief history with documents, Author: Shaw, Brent D.,
ISBN: 1405188057
Ancient Greek and Roman slavery, Author: Hunt, Peter, 1961-
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