Slavery in the Roman Economy

22 Pages Posted: 25 Aug 2010

Date Written: August 23, 2010

Abstract

This paper discusses the location of slavery in the Roman economy. It deals with the size and distribution of the slave population and the economics of slave labor and offers a chronological sketch of the development of Roman slavery.

Keywords: Slavery, Roman Economy

JEL Classification: N33

Suggested Citation

Scheidel, Walter, Slavery in the Roman Economy (August 23, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1663556 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1663556

Walter Scheidel (Contact Author)

Stanford University ( email )

Stanford, CA 94305-2145
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www,stanford.edu/~scheidel

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