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Who were the slaves of Ancient Rome? Where did they come from? How were they treated? Why did Romans frequently free their slaves? What did freed status really mean? Join Darius for a conversation about slavery and enslaved people of the Roman Empire, with specific focus on life in the ancient metropolis.

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