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Slavery in Ancient Rome

Slavery in ancient Rome was unusual in many ways. Some types of slaves were routinely freed after a period of service, and a few became very powerful in the Imperial government. Other less fortunate slaves died in mines or Roman arenas.

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Slavery in Ancient Rome

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