Gender, Manumission, and the Roman Freedwoman.
By: Perry, Matthew J.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (282 p.).ISBN: 9781107497160.Subject(s): Rome -- History | Rome -- Social conditions | Slaves -- Emancipation -- Rome -- History | Women slaves -- Rome -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender, Manumission, and the Roman FreedwomanDDC classification: 306.3/62082 | 306.362082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Gender, Manumission, and the Roman Freedwoman; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Gender, Sexuality, and the Status of Female Slaves; Honor-Shame and the Degradation of Female Slaves; The Sexual Integrity of Female Slaves in Roman Law; Female Slaves and Prostitution; The Household and Perceptions of Slave Sexuality; Conclusion; 2 Gender, Labor, and the Manumission of Female Slaves; The Work and Value of Female Slaves; The Decision to Manumit; Manumission and Female Citizenship; Conclusion; 3 The Patron-Freedwoman Relationship in Roman Law
Freedwomen's Obligations to Patrons: Gendered Forms of Obsequium and OperaeGuardianship (Tutela) and Inheritance Rights (Bona); Marriage and Consents to Marriage; Conclusion; 4 The Patron-Freedwoman Relationship in Funerary Inscriptions; Funerary Inscriptions and Legal Status; The Patron-Freedwoman Relationship; Patrons and Husbands; Conclusion; 5 The Slavish Free Woman and the Citizen Community; The Legal Standing of Freedwomen: An Equality of Respectability; The Problem with Ex-Slaves: The Slavish Freedwoman in Roman Literature; Marriage and the Transcendence of the Slavish Freedwoman
ConclusionConclusion; Appendix A: Approximate Dates for Jurists Mentioned in the Text; Appendix B : Inscriptions from CIL 6 Commemorating "Patrons" and "Husbands"; Appendix C : Inscriptions from CIL 6 Commemorating an Individual as "Patron and Husband" or "Freedwoman and Wife"; Inscriptions with "Patron and Husband" ("Husband" precedes "Patron"); Inscriptions with "Patron and Husband" ("Patron" precedes "Husband")25842884296253606788736877888449860495909609968; Inscriptions with "Freedwoman and Wife" ("Wife" precedes "Freedwoman")75157673117701216213491149301596516342164131820
Inscriptions with "Freedwoman and Wife" ("Freedwoman" precedes "Wife")Inscriptions with Split Status (One Individual Commemorated as "Patron/Freedwoman," the Other as "Husband/Wife"); Notes; Introduction; 1 Gender, Sexuality, and the Status of Female Slaves; 2 Gender, Labor, and the Manumission of Female Slaves; 3 The Patron-Freedwoman Relationship in Roman Law; 4 The Patron-Freedwoman Relationship in Funerary Inscriptions; 5 The Slavish Free Woman and the Citizen Community; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of Sources; Subject Index
This book explores the institution of manumission - the freeing of slaves - in ancient Rome.
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