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- Allen, D. The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens. Princeton, 2000.
- Anderson, W.S. "Horatius Liber, Child and Freedman's Free Son," Arethusa 28 (1995) 151ff.
- Andreau, J., and R. Descat. The slave in Greece and Rome. Madison, 2011.
- Balsdon, J.P.V.D. Romans and Aliens. 1979.
- Barrow, R.H. Slavery in the Roman Empire. New York, 1968.
- Bodor, A. "The Ethnic and Social Composition of the Participants in the Slave Uprising led by Spartacus," in Spartacus. Symposium Rebus Spartaci Gestis Dedicatum (1981) 85-94.
- Boswell, J. The Kindness of Strangers: The Abandonment of Children in Western Europe from Late Antiquity to the Renaissance. New York, 1988.
- Bradley, K.R. "On the Roman Slave Supply and Slavebreeding," in M.I. Finley, ed., Classical Slavery (Totowa, 1987) 42-64.
- Bradley, K.R. "The Problem of Slavery in Classical Culture," CP 92 (1997) 273-82.
- Bradley, K.R. "'The Regular, Daily Traffic in Slaves': Roman History and Contemporary History," CJ 87 (1992) 125-38.
- Bradley, K.R. Slavery and Rebellion in the Roman World, 140 B.C.-70 B.C. Bloomington, 1989.
- Bradley, K.R. Slavery and Society at Rome. Cambridge, 1994.
- Bradley, K.R. Slaves and Masters in the Roman Empire. Oxford, 1987.
- Bradley, K.R., and P. Cartledge, eds. The Cambridge World History of Slavery, 1: The Ancient Mediterranean World. Cambridge, 2011.
- Brockmeyer, N. Bibliographie zur Antiken Sklaverei. Bochum, 1983.
- Brown, C.L., and P.D. Morgan, eds. Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age. New Haven, 2006.
- Browning, R. Slavery and Class Analysis in the Ancient World. 1985.
- Brunt, P.A. Italian Manpower 225 B.C. - A.D. 14. Oxford, 1971.
- Cartledge, P. "Like a Worm I' the Bud ? A Heterology of Classical Greek Slavery," G&R 40 (1993) 163-80.
- Christensen, K.A. "The Theseion: A Slave Refuge at Athens," AJAH 9 (1984) 23ff.
- Crawford, M.H. "Republican Denarii in Romania: The Suppression of Piracy and the Slave-Trade," JRS 67 (1977) 117-124.
- Crowther, N.B. "Slaves and Greek Athletics," QUCC 40 (1992) 35-42
- Damon, C. The Mask of the Parasite: A Pathology of Roman Patronage.
Ann Arbor, 1997.
- Demand, N. "Women and Slaves as Hippocratic Patients," in S.R. Joshel and S. Murnaghan, eds., Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture: Differential Equations (London and New York, 1998) 69-84.
- De Quiroga, P.L. "Freedman Social Mobility in Roman Italy," Historia 44 (1995) 326ff.
- duBois, P. Torture and Truth. New York, 1991.
- Evans-Grubbs, J. "'Marriage More Shameful Than Adultery': Slave-Mistress Relationships, 'Mixed Marriages,' and Late Roman Law," Phoenix 47.2 (1993) 125ff.
- Eyben, E. "Family Planning in Graeco-Roman Antiquity," AncSoc 11-12 (1980-1981) 5-82.
- Finley, M.I. Ancient Slavery And Modern Ideology. London, 1980.
- Finley, M.I. Economy and Society in Ancient Greece. London, 1981.
- Finley, M.I. Slavery And The Historians. s.l., 1979.
- Finley, M.I. The Ancient Economy. London, 1973.
- Finley, M.I. "Aulos Kapreilios Timotheos, Slave Trader," in Aspects of Antiquity. Discoveries and Controversies (1968) 154-166.
- Finley, M.I. "Problems of Slave Society: Some Reflections on the Debate," in Opus. Rivista internazionale per la storia economica e sociale dell'antichità 1 (1982) 201-210.
- Finley, M.I. "Was Greek Civilization based on Slave Labour ?" Historia 8 (1959) 145-164. [= Slavery In Classical Antiquity: Views And Controversies (Cambridge, 1960) 53-72.]
- Finley, M.I., ed. Classical Slavery. Totowa, 1987.
- Finley, M.I., ed. Slavery In Classical Antiquity: Views And Controversies. Cambridge, 1960.
- Fisher, N. "Hybris, Status and Slavery," in A. Powell, ed., The Greek World (London, 1995) 44-84.
- Fitzgerald, W. Slavery and the Roman Literary Imagination. Cambridge, 2000.
- Forrest, W.G., and T.C.W. Stinton. "The First Sicilian Slave War," in Past & Present 22 (1962) 87-91.
- Frank, T. Aspects of Social Behavior. New York, 1969.
- Gagarin, M. "The Torture of Slaves in Athenian Law," CP 91.1 (1996) 1ff.
- Garlan, Y. Slavery in Ancient Greece. Ithaca, 1988.
- Garlan, Y. "War, Piracy, and Slavery in the Greek World," in M.I. Finley, ed., Classical Slavery (Totowa, 1987) 7-21.
- Garnsey, P. Ideas of Slavery from Aristotle to Augustine. Cambridge, 1997.
- Garnsey, P., ed. Non-Slave Labour in the Greco-Roman World. Cambridge Philological Society, suppl. no. 6.) Cambridge, 1980.
- George, M. "Servus and Domus: The Slave in the Roman House," in R. Laurence and A. Wallace-Hadrill, eds., Domestic Space in the Roman World: Pompeii and Beyond (Portsmouth, 1997) .
- George, M., ed. Roman slavery and Roman material culture. Toronto, 2013.
- Gera, D.L. "Porters, Paidagogoi, Jailers, and Attendants: Some Slaves in Plato," SCI 15 (1996) 90-101.
- Golden, M. "Slavery and Homosexuality at Athens," Phoenix 38 (1984) 308-324.
- Gordon, M.L. "The Freedman's Son in Municipal Life," JRS 21 (1931) 65-77.
- Gordon, M.L. "The Nationality of Slaves under the Early Roman Empire," JRS 14 (1924) .
- Gregory, A.P. "A Study in Survival: The Case of the Freedman L. Domitius Phaon," Athenaeum 83 (1995) 401-10.
- Green, P. "The First Sicilian Slave War," Past & Present 20 (1961) 10-24.
- Haley, E.W. "Suetonius Claudius 24.1 and the Sons of Freedmen," Historia 35 (1986) 115-21.
- Harper, J. "Slaves and Freedmen in Imperial Rome," AJP 93 (1972) 341ff.
- Harsh, P.W. "Intriguing Slaves in Greek Comedy," TAPA 86 (1955) 135-42.
- Hengel, M. Crucifixion. , 1977.
- Hershbell, J.P. "Epictetus: A Freedman on Slavery," AncSoc 26 (1995) 185-204.
- Hopkins, K. Conquerors and Slaves. Cambridge, 1978.
- Hopkins, K. "Novel Evidence for Roman Slavery," Past & Present 138 (1993) 3-27.
- Hughes, K. Slavery. London, 1975.
- Hunt, P. Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Cambridge, 1998.
- Hunter, V. "Constructing the Body of the Citizen: Corporal Punishment in Classical Athens," EMC 36 (1992) 271-91.
- Hunter, V. Policing Athens. Princeton, 1994.
- Huys, M. The Tale of the Hero Who Was Exposed at Birth in Euripidean Tragedy: A Study of Motifs. Leuven, 1995.
- Jameson, M.H. "Agriculture and Slavery in Classical Athens," CJ 73 (1977-1978) 122-45.
- Jones, A.H.M. "Slavery in the Ancient World," in M.I. Finley, ed., Slavery In Classical Antiquity: Views And Controversies (Cambridge, 1960) 1-15.
- Jones, C.P. "Stigma: Tattooing and Branding in Graeco-Roman Antiquity," JRS 77 (1987) 139-55.
- Joshel, S.R., and S. Murnaghan, eds. Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture: Differential Equations. London and New York, 1998.
- Joshel, S.R., and L.H. Petersen. Material life of Roman slaves. Cambridge and New York, 2014.
- Kajanto, I. "Tacitus and Slaves," Arctos 6 (1970) 43-60.
- Kirschenbaum, A. Sons, Slaves, And Freedmen in Roman Commerce. Jerusalem, 1987.
- Konstan, D. "Marxism and Roman Slavery," Arethusa 8 (1975) 145-69.
- Konstan, D. "Slavery and Class Analysis in the Ancient World; A Review Article, " Comparative Studies in Society and History 28 (1986) 754-66.
- Langbein, J.H. Torture and the Law of Proof. Chicago, 1976.
- Lintott, A. "Freedmen and Slaves in the Light of Legal Documents from First-Century A.D. Campania," CQ 52 (2002) 555-65.
- Lloyd-Jones, H. "Slave Societies," in Greek in a Cold Climate (London, 1991) 98-100.
- Madden, J. "Slavery in the Roman Empire: Numbers and Origins," ClIre 3 (1996) 109-128.
- McKechnie, P. "An Errant Husband and a Rare Idiom (P.Oxy. 744)," ZPE 127 (1999) 157-61. [exposure of children]
- McGinn, T.A.J. "Missing Females? Augustus' Encouragement of Marriage between Freeborn Males and Freedwomen," Historia 53.2 (2004) 200-08.
- McManus, B.F. Classics and Feminism: Gendering the Classics. New York, 1997.
- Meltzer, M. Slavery I: From the Rise of Western Civilization to the Renaissance. Chicago, 1971.
- Morris, I. "Remaining Invisible: The Archaeology of the Excluded in Classical Athens," in S.R. Joshel and S. Murnaghan, eds., Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture: Differential Equations (London and New York, 1998) 193-220.
- Mouritsen, H. The Freedman in the Roman World. Cambridge and New York, 2011.
- Nyquist, M. Arbitrary rule: slavery, tyranny, and the power of life and death. Chicago and London, 2013.
- Oakley, J.H. "Some 'Other' Members of the Athenian Household: Maids and Their Mistresses in Fifth-century Athenian Art," in B. Cohen, ed., Not the Classical Ideal: Athens and the Construction of the Other in Greek Art (Leiden, Boston, and Köln, 2000) 227-47.
- Osborne, R. "The Economics and Politics of Slavery at Athens," in A. Powell, ed., The Greek World (London, 1995) 27-43.
- Padgug, R.A. "Select Bibliography on Marxism and the Study of Antiquity," Arethusa 8 (1975) 201-25.
- Parker, H. "Loyal Slaves and Loyal Wives: The Crisis of the Outsider-Within and Roman Exemplum Literature," in S.R. Joshel and S. Murnaghan, eds., Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture: Differential Equations (London and New York, 1998) 152-73.
- Parker, H. "Crucially Funny or Tranio on the Couch: The Servus Callidus and Jokes about Torture," TAPA 119 (1989) 233-46.
- Patterson, C. "'Not Worth the Rearing': The Causes of Infant Exposure in Ancient Greece," TAPA 115 (1985) 103-23.
- Patterson, O. Slavery and Social Death. Harvard, 1982.
- Peters, E. Torture. New York, 1985.
- Petersen, L.H. Freedman in Roman Art and Art History. Cambridge, 2006.
- Phillips, W.D., Jr. Slavery from Roman Times to the Early Transatlantic Trade. Minneapolis, 1985.
- Pomeroy, S.B. "Slavery in the Light of Xenophon's Oeconomicus," Index 17 (1989) 11-18.
- Pritchett, W.K. "The Attic Stelai, Part II," Hesperia 25 (1956) 210-317.
- Rawson, B. "Circulation of Staff between Roman Households," ZPE 151 (2005) 223-24.
- Rawson, B. "Roman Concubinage," TAPA 104 (1974) 279ff.
- Rawson, E. "Freedmen in Roman Comedy," in R. Scodel, ed., Theater and Society in the Classical World (Ann Arbor, 1993) 215-33.
- Raymer, A.J. "Slavery — the Graeco-Roman Defence," G&R 10 (1940) 17-21.
- Reilly, L.C. Slaves in Ancient Greece: Slaves from Greek Manumission Inscriptions. Chicago, 1978.
- Ringrose, K.M. "Eunuchs in Historical Perspective," History Compass 5 (2007) 495-506.
- Ringrose, K.M. The Perfect Servant. Eunuchs and the Social Construction of Gender in Byzantium. Chicago, 2003.
- Saller, R. "Slavery and the Roman Family," in M.I. Finley, ed., Classical Slavery (Totowa, 1987) 65-87.
- Sargent, R.L. The Size of the Slave Population at Athens during the Fifth and Fourth Centuries before Christ. Urbana, 1924.
- Schaps, D.M. "What Was Free about a Free Athenian Woman?" TAPA 128 (1998) 161-88.
- Scheidel, W. "Slavery and the Shackled Mind: On Fortune-telling and Slave Mentality in the Graeco-Roman World," AHB 7.3/4 (1993) 107ff.
- Schiavone, A. Spartacus. Cambridge, Mass. and London, 2013.
- Schumacher, L. Sklaverei in der Antike: Alltag und Schicksal der Unfreien. Munich, 2001.
- Snowden, F.M. Before Color Prejudice. Harvard, 1983.
- Snowden, F.M. Blacks in Antiquity. Harvard, 1970.
- de Ste. Croix, G.E.M. The Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World: From the Archaic Age to the Arab Conquests. Ithaca, 1981.
- Stewart, R. Plautus and Roman slavery. Malden and Oxford, 2012.
- Thompson, F.H. The Archaeology of Greek and Roman Slavery. London, 2003.
- Thurmond, D.L. "Some Roman Slave Collars in CIL," Athenaeum 82.2 (1994) 459-493.
- Treggiari, S. Roman Freedmen During the Late Republic. Oxford, 1969.
- Urbainczyk, T. Slave Revolts in Antiquity. Berkeley and Los Angeles, 2008.
- Vercoutter, J., ed. The Image of the Black in Western Art, I. New York, 1976.
- Vogt, J. Ancient Slavery and the Ideal of Man. Oxford, 1974.
- Watson, A. "Roman Slave law and Romanist Ideology," Phoenix 37 (1983) 53-65.
- Weaver, P.R.C. "Imperial Slave and Freedmen in the Brick Industry," ZPE 122 (1998) 238-46.
- Westermann, W.L. "Athenaeus and the Slaves of Athens," in Athenian Studies presented to William Scott Ferguson (Cambridge [Mass.], 1940) 451-70.
- Westermann, W.L. "Two Studies in Athenian Manumission," JNES 5 (1946) 92-104.
- Westermann, W.L. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity. Philadelphia, 1955.
- Wiedemann, T.E.J. Emperors and Gladiators. London, 1992.
- Wiedemann, T.E.J. Greek and Roman Slavery. Baltimore, 1981. [Sourcebook]
- Wiedemann, T.E.J. Slavery. Oxford, 1987.
- Wiseman, T.P. Catullus and His World: A Reappraisal. Cambridge, 1985. [Chapter One]
- Wood, E.M. Peasant-Citizen and Slave: The Foundations of Athenian Democracy. London, 1988.
- Zelnick-Abramovitz, R. Not Wholly Free: The Concept of Manumission andthe Status of Manumitted Slaves in the Ancient Greek World. Leiden, 2005.
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